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Synonyms for renounce

give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

turn away from

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Apart from paying taxes, many countries including the US and Gulf States don't allow double nationality, and in such a case it is "easier" to renounce the American rather the gulf nationality, Rossi added.
Any citizen who refuses to renounce his second nationality will then lose his Bahraini passport by royal decree, pending Cabinet approval - except Bahrainis who hold a second GCC nationality.
The 27-year-old doctor, whose father was Muslim but was raised as a Christian by her mother, was convicted of apostasy and adultery after refusing to renounce her faith during a four-day "grace period" while she was eight months pregnant.
The 27-year-old doctor, whose father was Muslim but was raised as a Christian by her mother, mother was convicted of apostasy and adultery afte af refusing to renounce her faith during a four-day 'grace period' while she was eight months pregnant.
CNN later quoted Netanyahu saying for peace talks to Hamas must recognise Israel or Abbas must renounce the Islamist movement.
He added " I told Sistani greetings of President of Turkey and the Prime Minister as well as the greetings of 75 million Turkish and we intend to work with Iraq for the unity of the region and the renunciation of violence and extremism, he has called all politicians in the region to work on the unit , renounce violence and extremism for the safety of the security people in the region .
The twenty-two year old suspect, whose name is being withheld, however disclosed that it would be extremely difficult for any member of the sect to renounce his membership and surrender if government does not guarantee them security.
But like Hornung-Soukup, Adams doesn't believe the rush to renounce US citizenship is related to the disclosures required by expats per se.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said it is time to "reach out to those parts of the (Afghan) insurgency who are willing to renounce violence.
According to analyst Zdravko Saveski, the choice of the opposition is clear - the worse, the better, and according to analyst Jove Kekenovski, the scenario of the opposition is bound to fail for it was their choice to renounce power.
He slammed the drive to instigate and justify violence and refuse to renounce such heinous acts as fuelling the terror and criminal mindset, thus contravening democracy and reform demands.
Apart from the civil sector and the businessmen, the opposition, too, proposed that the Government should renounce the excise and compensate for the shortage of money in the budget by giving up commercials.
Refugees, dissenters and deserters who renounce violence should be protected, and we urge the Lebanese government to continue to work closely with the international community to address the humanitarian needs of those who have fled to Lebanon from the ongoing violence in Syria," said an embassy statement.
Sattar said: "I have decided to renounce the insurgency after realising that Pakistan is destroying schools through us.
The UK did not renounce its independent foreign and defence policies when it signed the Lisbon Treaty, any more than when it signed the North Atlantic Treaty sixty years earlier and became a member of NATO.