renunciatory

renunciation

[ri-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn, -shee-]
noun
an act or instance of relinquishing, abandoning, repudiating, or sacrificing something, as a right, title, person, or ambition: the king's renunciation of the throne.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin renūnciātiōn- (stem of renūnciātiō) proclamation, equivalent to renūnciāt(us) (past participle of renūntiāre to renounce) + -iōn- -ion

renunciative, renunciatory [ri-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -shee-uh-] , adjective
nonrenunciation, noun
unrenunciative, adjective
unrenunciatory, adjective


abandonment, repudiation, denial, disavowal, forgoing.
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renunciation (rɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or an instance of renouncing
2.  a formal declaration renouncing something
3.  stock exchange the surrender to another of the rights to buy new shares in a rights issue
 
[C14: from Latin renunciātiō a declaration, from renuntiāre to report, renounce]
 
re'nunciative
 
adj
 
re'nunciatory
 
adj

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renunciation
1399, from L. renuntiationem (nom. renuntiatio), from renuntiatus, pp. of renuntiare "renounce" (see renounce).
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