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