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  • 1 renounce — verb 1 (T) to publicly say that you will no longer keep something, or stay in an important position, because you no longer have the right to it: The only course left to Nixon was to renounce the presidency. | renounce a claim: James II renounced… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 renounce — UK [rɪˈnaʊns] / US verb [transitive] Word forms renounce : present tense I/you/we/they renounce he/she/it renounces present participle renouncing past tense renounced past participle renounced formal 1) to state formally that you no longer… …

    English dictionary

  • 3 renounce — re|nounce [ rı nauns ] verb transitive FORMAL 1. ) to state formally that you no longer believe in something or support something: No progress will be made until the terrorists renounce violence. Members of the cult are forced to renounce all… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 claim — vb *demand, exact, require Analogous words: *maintain, assert, defend, vindicate, justify: allege, *adduce, advance Antonyms: disclaim: renounce Contrasted words: disavow, disown, dis acknowledge (see affirmative verbs at ACKNOWLEDGE): reject,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 claim — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 statement saying that sth is true ADJECTIVE ▪ dubious, false, unfounded, unsubstantiated ▪ conflicting ▪ There are conflicting claims about the cause of the fire …

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  • 6 dis|claim — «dihs KLAYM», transitive verb. 1. to refuse to recognize as one s own; deny connection with: »The motorist disclaimed responsibility for the accident. 2. to give up all claim to: »She disclaimed any share in the inheritance. 3. Obsolete. to… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 Disclaim — Dis*claim , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disclaimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disclaiming}.] 1. To renounce all claim to deny; ownership of, or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. [1913 Webster] He calls the gods to witness their offense;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Disclaimed — Disclaim Dis*claim , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disclaimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disclaiming}.] 1. To renounce all claim to deny; ownership of, or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. [1913 Webster] He calls the gods to witness their… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Disclaiming — Disclaim Dis*claim , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disclaimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disclaiming}.] 1. To renounce all claim to deny; ownership of, or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. [1913 Webster] He calls the gods to witness their… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 music — musicless, adj. /myooh zik/, n. 1. an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. 2. the tones or sounds employed, occurring in single line (melody) or… …

    Universalium

  • 11 disclaim — verb a) To renounce all claim to; to deny ownership of or responsibility for; to disown; to disavow; to reject. I was to say that Maw and Meggins disclaim all responsibility, continued the other. They admit no liability at all, but in… …

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  • 12 Salzburg — • The Archdiocese of Salzburg is conterminous with the Austrian crown land of the same name Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Salzburg     Salzburg      …

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  • 13 Pope Gregory XII — Infobox Pope English name=Gregory XII birth name=Angelo Correr or Corraro term start=November 30, 1406 term end=July 4, 1415 predecessor=Innocent VII successor=Martin V birth date=c. 1326 or between 1335 and 1345 birthplace= Venice, Italy… …

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  • 14 abdicate — I. v. a. Resign (an office or dignity), surrender (a right), cede, forego, renounce, relinquish, abandon, quit, vacate, give up, part with, lay down, renounce all claim to. II. v. n. Resign, relinquish office, (especially that of a king), vacate… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 BALIOL, EDWARD —    son of the following, invaded Scotland; was crowned king at Scone, supported by Edward III.; was driven from the kingdom, and obliged to renounce all claim to the crown, on receipt of a pension; died at Doncaster, 1369 …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 16 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 17 Joachim von Ribbentrop — Infobox Officeholder name = Joachim von Ribbentrop imagesize = small caption = order = Reich Minister of Foreign Affairs term start = February 4, 1938 term end = April 30, 1945 president = Adolf Hitler Führer chancellor = Adolf Hitler predecessor …

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  • 18 Kuril Islands dispute — Coordinates: 44°6′N 146°42′E / 44.1°N 146.7°E / 44.1; 146.7 …

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  • 19 Oath of Allegiance (United Kingdom) — King John signing the Magna Carta at Runnymede …

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  • 20 Servia (Serbia) —     Servia (Serbia)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Servia     (SERBIA)     A European kingdom in the north western part of the Balkan peninsula.     I. HISTORY     The greater part of the territory of the present Kingdom of Servia belonged, at the …

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