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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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The three senators-elect, who appeared before the bench, submitted documents in support of their claim that they had already renounced their foreign citizenship before the Senate polls.
I have never, ever renounced my Kenyan citizenship and will never do that.
From 2008 to 2015, annually, about 3,500 people renounced the BH citizenship, while in 2016, this was the case with 4,270 people.
Scott Ludlam quit as a Greens Party senator earlier this month after it was revealed he had never renounced his New Zealand citizenship.
If there is no such law, then Cayetano stayed Filipino when he renounced US citizenship, and was later validly elected a senator.
1182, any alien who is a former citizen of the United States who officially renounces United States citizenship and who is determined by the Attorney General to have renounced United States citizenship for the purpose of avoiding taxation by the United States is inadmissible".
The government negotiated with the UN and various member states to remove from its list someone who renounced violence, and all links with Shebab and similar terrorist organisations.
In 1974, Konstantinos "Kostas" Kourmousis, unemployed and with a family to feed, renounced his U.
On the other hand, the possibility for SDSM to renounce the 43 parliamentary mandates by 24 March is not rejected and elections to be held only in places where the MPs who renounced their mandates come from.
Nearly 185 rebels have renounced the insurgency since the beginning of the peace process in Farah.
The Middle East could be transformed if the Palestinian group Hamas renounced violence, accepted Israel's right to exist and supported the past commitments of the Palestinian Authority, writes David Ignatius for the Daily Star.
IN his column on May 10, Rob Davies claimed that the UK Government had renounced the right to control its own foreign and defence policies when it signed the Lisbon Treaty in 2009.