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Pronunciation: / ʀ(ə)nɔ̃se /

Translation of renoncer in English:

verbe transitif indirect

  • 1 (après expérience) See examples: renoncer à c'est trop difficile, je renonce!
    it's too difficult, I give up!
    renoncer à
    (poste, activité, plaisir, lutte, action)
    renoncer à faire
    to give up doing
    je renonce à chercher une maison
    I'm giving up looking for a house
    elle a renoncé à lui
    she finished with him
  • 2 (avant de commencer) See examples: renoncer à
    (projet, objectif, principes)
    renoncer à faire
    to abandon the idea of doing
    l'athlète a renoncé à participer aux épreuves
    the athlete has abandoned the idea of taking part in the trials
  • 4 (abandonner un droit sur)renoncer à
    (honneurs, couronne)

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