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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of renounce.

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Examples

  • McCain renounced Hagee's support on Thursday after earlier remarks by the evangelist - suggesting the acts of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler during the Holocaust were part of God's will - drew attention from reporters.

    Texas pastor Hagee says split with McCain 'best for both of us'

  • Although Spain renounced the treaty, Iturbide promulgated the "Plan of Iguala."

    Los Caudillos, Mexico's masters

  • Although Spain renounced the treaty, Iturbide promulgated the "Plan of Iguala."

    Los Caudillos, Mexico's masters

  • But we could not prove independently that there are practical propositions which command categorically, nor can it be proved in this section; one thing however could be done, namely, to indicate in the imperative itself by some determinate expression, that in the case of volition from duty all interest is renounced, which is the specific criterion of categorical as distinguished from hypothetical imperatives.

    Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals. Second Section: Transition from Popular Moral Philosophy to the Metaphysic of Morals.

  • But we could not prove independently that there are practical propositions which command categorically, nor can it be proved in this section; one thing, however, could be done, namely, to indicate in the imperative itself, by some determinate expression, that in the case of volition from duty all interest is renounced, which is the specific criterion of categorical as distinguished from hypothetical imperatives.

    SECOND SECTION

  • But we could not prove independently that there are practical propositions which command categorically, nor can it be proved in this section; one thing, however, could be done, namely, to indicate in the imperative itself, by some determinate expression, that in the case of volition from duty all interest is renounced, which is the specific criterion of categorical as distinguished from hypothetical imperatives.

    Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals

  • But we could not prove independently that there are practical propositions which command categorically, nor can it be proved in this section; one thing however could be done, namely, to indicate in the imperative itself by some determinate expression, that in the case of volition from duty all interest is renounced, which is the specific criterion of categorical as distinguished from hypothetical imperatives.

    Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian

  • And because they are essential and inseparable rights, it follows necessarily that in whatsoever words any of them seem to be granted away, yet if the sovereign power itself be not in direct terms renounced and the name of sovereign no more given by the grantees to him that grants them, the grant is void: for when he has granted all he can, if we grant back the sovereignty, all is restored, as inseparably annexed thereunto.

    Leviathan

  • And because they are essential and inseparable rights, it follows necessarily that in whatsoever words any of them seem to be granted away, yet if the sovereign power itself be not in direct terms renounced and the name of sovereign no more given by the grantees to him that grants them, the grant is void: for when he has granted all he can, if we grant back the sovereignty, all is restored, as inseparably annexed thereunto.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • The 2005 profile that Beck is flogging actually makes it crystal clear -- even in the headline -- that Jones has "renounced" his earlier views, matured and moved on.

    Eva Paterson: Glenn Beck's Attack On Van Jones: Fantasies and Falsehoods

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