Re*nun`ci*a"tion [Cf. F. renonciation, L. renuntiatio ann announcement. See Renounce.]

1.

The act of renouncing.

2. Law

Formal declination to take out letters of administration, or to assume an office, privilege, or right.

Syn. -- Renouncement; disownment; disavowal; disavowment; disclaimer; rejection; abjuration; recantation; denial; abandonment; relinquishment.

 

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