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To relinquish a right or position
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“Further, there is no reason why a legatee cannot effectively renounce his entitlement to shares without executing a deed.”
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To reject or refuse to recognize or abide by (something)
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“The sisters of the Monastery of S. Damiano were being asked to renounce the very thing that Francis had embraced.”
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To abandon or leave something or someone
“Motivated by a profound religious vocation, he decided to renounce his belongings and leave his family.”
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To take back something that has been said or agreed on
“Some were quarreling with one another while others shouted at the Sage to renounce her words.”
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To give up or abstain from something
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“People were asked to take the pledge and renounce alcohol in all forms.”
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To officially cancel (a decree, decision, or promise)
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To let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
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Rebel against
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To disagree with or dispute
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To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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Stand up for
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To delay taking action
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