renunciar

renunciar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to leave a job)
a. to resign
El político decidió renunciar después del escándalo.The politician decided to resign after the scandal.
b. to quit
He decidido renunciar a mi puesto.I've decided to quit my job.
2. (to give up; used with "a")
a. to relinquish (inheritance, throne)
La princesa debió renunciar a reclamar el trono.The princess had to relinquish all claims to the throne.
b. to waive (rights)
Al firmar esta exención, acepta renunciar a sus derechos.By signing this waiver, you agree to waive your rights.
c. to renounce
Renunciaron a recurrir a la lucha armada.They renounced the armed struggle.
3. (cards)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to revoke
¡Has renunciado! ¡Tenías diamantes, pero no seguiste la baza!You've revoked! You have diamonds, but you didn't follow suit!
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renunciar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a.
renunciar a algoto give something up
renunciar al tabacoto give up o stop smoking
renunciar a la violenciato renounce the use of violence
2. (dimitir)
a. to resign
renunció a su cargo de secretariohe resigned his position as secretary
3. (rechazar)
a.
renunciar a algoto turn something down
renunciar a hacer algoto refuse to do something
renunció a recibir ayuda del extranjerohe refused to accept help from abroad
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