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abrenunciation

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From either (Old French abrenonciation or from Late Latin abrenuntiatio), from Late Latin abrenuntiatus, abrenuntiatiō, from ab + renuntiatiō (to renounce).[1][2]

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abrenunciation (plural abrenunciations)

  1. (archaic) Absolute renunciation; repudiation; retraction. [First attested in the mid 16th century.][1]
    • 1842, Fuller, The Church History of Britain:
      an abrenunciation of that truth which he so long had professed, and still believed

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  1. 1.0 1.1 “abrenunciation” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 8.
  2. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 5