Quick answer
"Waive" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "renunciar a", and "waiver" is a noun which is often translated as "la renuncia". Learn more about the difference between "waive" and "waiver" below.
waive(
weyv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to relinquish)
a. renunciar a (right)
The defendant waived his right to a lawyer.El acusado renunció a su derecho a contar con un abogado.
2. (to remove a requirement)
a. no aplicar (rule)
The implementing agency should have the possibility to waive the rule.El organismo de aplicación debe contar con la posibilidad de no aplicar la norma.
b. no exigir (condition)
Because I was a new client, she agreed to waive the membership fee.Como era un nuevo cliente, consintió en no exigir la cuota de socio.
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waiver(
wey
-
vuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rejection)
a. la renuncia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a right)
The defendant claimed that his waiver of his right to a jury trial had not been voluntary.El acusado declaró que su renuncia al derecho a juicio con jurado no fue voluntaria.
2. (exception)
a. la exención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a rule or a responsibility)
The court did not grant a waiver permitting the use of agrochemicals.El tribunal no otorgó la exención para el uso de dichos productos agroquímicos.
b. la exoneración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a fee or payment)
In specific cases, a student may be eligible for college application fee waivers.En ciertos casos, un estudiante puede tener acceso a la exoneración del pago de solicitud de ingreso a la universidad.
3. (document)
a. el documento de renuncia
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By signing this waiver, you lose all parental rights.Al firmar este documento de renuncia, pierde todos los derechos de paternidad.
b. el documento de exención
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When you go bungee jumping, you have to sign a liability waiver.Cuando haces bungee, tienes que firmar un documento de exención de responsabilidad.
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