[ri-noo-uhl, -nyoo-]
the act of renewing.
the state of being renewed.
an instance of this.

1675–85; renew + -al2

nonrenewal, noun
self-renewal, noun Unabridged
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renewal (rɪˈnjuːəl)
1.  the act of renewing or state of being renewed
2.  something that is renewed

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Example sentences
Renewable resources can only be consumed at or below their renewal rates and
  only in ways that doesn't affect that rate.
All activity would cease, and there would be no renewal or recovery.
Sustainability means consuming resources at or below their renewal rates and
  not damaging our eco-system.
Today, it is undergoing urban renewal and gentrification.
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