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renounce

verb abandon, abdicate, abhor, abjure, banish, break with, cast aside, cast off, cease, demit, deny, deprive oneself, desert, desist from, detest, disagree, disapprove, disavow, discard, disclaim, discountenance, disdain, dismiss, disown, dissent, divorce oneself from, drop, eliminate, exclude, forbid, forgo, forsake, forswear, give away, give up, give up claim to, go without, interdict, lay aside, leave, let go, oppose, ostracize, part with, proscribe, protest, quit, rebuff, recant, refuse, reject, relinquish, renege, repel, repulse, resign, rid oneself of, scorn, spurn, surrender, swear off, take exception to, turn from, waive
Associated concepts: renounce a will
Foreign phrases: Cuilibet licet juri pro se introducto reeunciare.Anyone may renounce the benefit of a legal right that exists only for his protection.
See also: abandon, abrogate, annul, cede, decline, defect, demit, deny, disaffirm, disapprove, disavow, disclaim, discontinue, disdain, disinherit, disown, eliminate, exclude, forbear, forfeit, forgo, forswear, leave, negate, overrule, quit, rebel, rebuff, recant, refrain, refuse, reject, relinquish, repel, repudiate, rescind, resign, revoke, set aside, spurn, submit, surrender, tergiversate, waive, yield

TO RENOUNCE. To give up a right; for example, an executor may renounce the right of administering the estate of the testator; a widow the right to administer to her intestate husband's estate.
     2. There are some rights which a person cannot renounce; as, for example, to plead the act of limitation. Before a person can become a citizen of the United States he must renounce all titles of nobility. Vide Naturalization; To Repudiate.

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They included distributing a special cash dividend of 170 per cent to shareholders, comprising 45 per cent tax exempted dividend and 125 per cent dividend subjected to a tax deduction of 28 per cent, as well as a renounceable rights issue of ICULS (Irredeemable Convertible Unsecured Loan Stocks) on the basis of RM27 (US$7.
The firm aims to fund the proposed acquisitions via a renounceable rights issue of up to 475.
NASDAQ: CTTY; ASX: CAT), a leading provider of real-time recognition and reward software solutions, today announced that as a result of the volatility of global stock markets, the company and its underwriters in Australia have terminated the one-for-eight renounceable Rights Offering announced on June 27, 2002.
NASDAQ: CTTY; ASX: CAT) today announced a fully underwritten one-for-eight renounceable Rights Offer of shares of common stock at AUD $5.
The equity raising will be structures as a 7 to 18 underwritten pro rata accelerated renounceable entitlement offer, priced at $2.
A further A$50 million would be raised by a renounceable rights issue of the notes to all shareholders essentially on the same terms.
Menzies has announced that it will undertake a renounceable rights issue to shareholders consisting of one share for each eight shares held, at a price of 60 cents (AUS) per share, with one free unlisted option for each two shares subscribed for under the rights issue, exercisable at 63 cents (AUS) per share at any time until February 1999.
The Company successfully completed its fully subscribed non renounceable rights