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renunciar

Translation of renunciar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 (a un derecho, un proyecto) renunciar a algo to give up o/or relinquish sth renunció a su parte de la herencia she relinquished her part of the inheritance ¿renuncias a Satanás? do you renounce Satan? renunciar a usar métodos violentos to renounce violence renunció a la acción de indemnización de perjuicios she abandoned o/or dropped her claim for damages

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (renunciarse)

  • to deny oneself, make a sacrifice

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