Definition of renouncement in US English:



  • See renounce

    • ‘Statehood and any meaningful renouncement of terror and steps to prevent terror have to go hand in hand.’
    • ‘Such a renouncement would not trigger the Electoral Act and would not require a by-election to allow the electorate to review the MP's mandate to represent him or her.’
    • ‘This renouncement of sovereignty was officially confirmed in the 1951 San Francisco peace treaty signed by Japan and over 50 allied nations.’
    • ‘However, at his execution, he dramatically stuck his right hand in the fire, the hand with which he had falsely signed his renouncement of his beliefs, crying, ‘This hath offended!’’
    • ‘He doesn't believe that her renouncement of the PM's post was a gimmick.’