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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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In a press statement after the talks, both men said that they were in agreement on the need for "a solid" agreement that would permit Iran to develop a civilian nuclear programme and they also said that the current proposal would need to be firmer relative to controls and time-frames and to be sure Iran will renounce any ideal of developing a nuclear weapon.
Last November, Kuwaiti Arabic-language newspaper Al Shahed reported that 28 Kuwaitis with dual nationalities have informed the competent authorities they wanted to renounce their US citizenship -- a move that was linked with their wish to avoid paying taxes according to FATCA.
The total number of citizens who submitted documents to renounce their nationality stood at 765, compared to 478 the previous year, according to the report.
When St John Paul II addressed the body in October 1988, the event was disrupted by the Rev Ian Paisley, leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, who unfurled a large orange banner branding the Pope "Antichrist" and shouted: "I renounce you.
When one thinks of the trouble Benn Snr went to in order to renounce it so he could sit in the House of Commons his eldest son's decision is truly mind-boggling.
They could not obtain citizenship of Kyrgyzstan as they did not renounce citizenship of their native country.
Roberts states definitively that he cannot help you decide if you should renounce your citizenship or not.
MANAMA: A Bahraini with dual nationality will have to either renounce his second passport or apply to the Interior Minister, within six months, for permission to keep the second nationality, according to a new law on nationality ratified by His Majesty King Hamad yesterday.
This would also apply to those who renounce living in Bahrain within five years without permission from the Interior Minister or a valid cause - except citizens who hold the nationality of any other GCC member state.
Ms Ibrahim was raised a Christian by her mother and has refused to renounce the faith.
THE world has been shaken by the news a Sudanese woman who refuses to renounce her Christian faith now faces the hangman's noose.
THE world has been shaken by the news that a Sudanese woman who refuses to renounce her Christian faith faces the hangman's noose.
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.
Summary: Netanyahu says for peace talks Hamas must recognise Israel or Abbas must renounce Islamist movement.
The decision to voluntarily renounce the title comes on the heels of a decision from Italy's highest appeals court who confirmed a two-year ban on public office for Berlusconi in connection to the tax fraud and false accounting sentence.