From Medieval Latin abrenunciare, from Latin ab- (“from”) + renuntio (“revoke”).
abrenounce (third-person singular simple present abrenounces, present participle abrenouncing, simple past and past participle abrenounced)
- (transitive, obsolete) To renounce; to contradict. [Attested from the mid 16th century until the mid 17th century.]
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- They abrenounce and cast them off.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 , →ISBN), page 8