renewal

[ ri-noo-uh l, -nyoo- ]
/ rɪˈnu əl, -ˈnyu- /

noun

the act of renewing.
the state of being renewed.
an instance of this.

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Origin of renewal

First recorded in 1675–85; renew + -al2

OTHER WORDS FROM renewal

non·re·new·al, nounself-re·new·al, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for renewal

renewal
/ (rɪˈnjuːəl) /

noun

the act of renewing or state of being renewed
something that is renewed
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