renounce


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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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We are saying she can renounce the position if the House approves her name.
According to Simandhar Swami ji, one should renounce worldly pleasure at the age of 8.
'So by virtue of that alone, you renounce any other allegiances you have,' Manzano added.
We should give a (second) chance to those who renounce their foreign nationality and join parliament,' Justice Bandial said.
"Sergei Skripal did not lose Russian citizenship and, as we understand, did not renounce it.
Following the party's decision to hand him the Senate's ticket from Punjab, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) UK chapter's President Zubair Gull has applied to renounce his British nationality.A local media outlet reported that Gull applied at the UK Home Office to renounce his British nationality a week ago following the announcement.
citizens to renounce his citizenship in 2016, the (https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/feb/08/boris-johnson-renounces-us-citizenship-record-2016-uk-foreign-secretary) Guardian reported .
NEW DELHI -- India has said that Pakistan should renounce use of terrorism as a weapon of state policy.
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.