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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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In the same manner, an individual who wishes to renounce citizenship or a renunciant is considered to have effectively done so only after the Department of State approves the certificate of loss of nationality.
She may have the intent to renounce it but since there is a process she had to undergo before completing the renunciation, nothing is really final until approval by the Department of State.
Last November, Kuwaiti Arabic-language newspaper Al Shahed reported that 28 Kuwaitis with dual nationalities have informed the competent authorities they wanted to renounce their US citizenship -- a move that was linked with their wish to avoid paying taxes according to FATCA.
However, lawyer Rossi explained that people who wish to renounce their US citizenship need to settle outstanding taxes for a certain number of previous years first.
Koizumi failed to go into further details Monday but said future talks about a revision should not be limited to Article 9, which renounces the threat or use of force as a means of settling international disputes.
The top government spokesman said, however, discussions should not immediately lead to calls for Japan to change Article 9, in which Japan renounces war and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes.
citizens to renounce his citizenship in 2016, the (https://www.
the possibility given to beet growers to begin the restructuring process themselves by presenting requests for aid for abandoning sugar quotas themselves, on the condition that they renounce their delivery rights linking them to the company that they supplied during the previous harvest.
depositing of requests to renounce quotas for 2008-2009 in two phases.