renunciar a

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to leave a job)
a. to quit
Alejandra renunció a su trabajo para dedicarse a viajar por el mundo.Alejandra quit her job in order to spend her time traveling the world.
b. to resign from
No sabía que Julio había renunciado a su trabajo. - No renunció. Lo despidieron.I didn't know Julio had resigned from his job. - He didn't resign. He was fired.
2. (to give up)
a. to relinquish
El príncipe decidió renunciar a su derecho al trono en favor de su hermano menor.The prince decided to relinquish his claim to the throne in favor of his younger brother.
b. to waive
Si firmo este acuerdo, voy a estar renunciando a mi derecho de demandar a la firma en el futuro. No voy a hacer eso.If I sign this settlement, I'll be waiving my rights to sue the firm in the future. I'm not going to do that.
c. to renounce
Yo también soy parte de esta familia y no voy a renunciar a la parte de la fortuna que me toca.I'm also a member of this family, and I'm not going to renounce the share of the fortune that belongs to me.
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