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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·nun·ci·a·tion /rɪˌnʌn(t)siˈeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·nun·ci·a·tion n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid;
           "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the
           President had negotiated" [syn: repudiation]
      2: the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your
         political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing
         beliefs or causes) [syn: apostasy, defection]
      3: an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is
         surrendered or disowned [syn: renouncement]
      4: the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or
         surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege
         etc.) [syn: forgoing, forswearing]