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  • 1 Renunciation of citizenship — Renunciation is a voluntary act of relinquishing one s citizenship (or nationality). It is the opposite of naturalization whereby a person voluntarily acquires a citizenship, and related to denaturalization where the loss of citizenship is not… …

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  • 2 renunciation — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abdication, abeyance, abjuration, abjurement, abnegation, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, apostasy, breakoff, capitulation, cease, ceasing, cessation, cession, close, closing, cold storage,… …

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  • 3 renunciation — n 1. relinquishment, abnegation, abdication, resignation, giving up, Archaic. demission; transfer, transferal, transference, ceding, cession, handing over; surrender, yielding, renouncement. 2. abandonment, desertion, forsaking, rejection,… …

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  • 4 asceticism — n. Austerity, mortification, excessive abstinence, over renunciation, renunciation …

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  • 5 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 6 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 7 New Zealand nationality law — Current New Zealand passport issued to citizens of New Zealand …

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  • 8 Religious Life — • Overview and evangelical ideas on what makes up religious life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Life     Religious Life      …

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  • 9 Monasticism — • The act of dwelling alone (Greek monos, monazein, monachos), has come to denote the mode of life pertaining to persons living in seclusion from the world, under religious vows and subject to a fixed rule, as monks, friars, nuns, or in general… …

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  • 10 Asceticism — Not to be confused with Aestheticism. Ascetic redirects here. It is not to be confused with Acetic. Asceticism (from the Greek: ἄσκησις, áskēsis, exercise or training ) describes a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from various sorts of… …

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  • 11 Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults — RCIA redirects here. For the company with this stock ticker symbol, see Rogers Communications. The Seven Sacraments by Rogier van der Weyden, ca. 1448. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (often abbreviated RCIA) is the process through… …

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  • 12 Buddhism — Buddhist, n., adj. Buddhistic, Buddhistical, adj. Buddhistically, adv. /booh diz euhm, bood iz /, n. a religion, originated in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spreading to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia, holding that… …

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  • 13 Jainism — /juy niz euhm/, n. a dualistic religion founded in the 6th century B.C. as a revolt against current Hinduism and emphasizing the perfectibility of human nature and liberation of the soul, esp. through asceticism and nonviolence toward all living… …

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  • 14 ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 15 Indian philosophy — Any of the numerous philosophical systems developed on the Indian subcontinent, including both orthodox (astika) systems, namely, the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, and Vedanta schools of philosophy, and unorthodox (nastika) systems …

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  • 16 Baptismal vows — Baptismal VowsThe name popularly given to the renunciations required of an adult candidate for baptism just before the sacrament is conferred. In the case of infant baptism, they are made in the name of the child by the sponsors. It is obvious… …

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  • 17 Poland — /poh leuhnd/, n. a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. 38,700,291; ab. 121,000 sq. mi. (313,400 sq. km). Cap.: Warsaw. Polish, Polska. * * * Poland Introduction Poland Background: Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived around …

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  • 18 Baptismal Vows — • The name popularly given to the renunciations required of an adult candidate for baptism just before the sacrament is conferred Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baptismal Vows     Baptismal Vows …

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  • 19 Indian nationality law — Indian citizenship redirects here. For the United States law, see Indian Citizenship Act of 1924. The Citizenship Act, 1955 An Act to provide for acquisition and determination of Indian citizenship. Citation …

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  • 20 ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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