renewal

noun
re·​new·​al | \ ri-ˈnü-əl How to pronounce renewal (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

Definition of renewal

1 : the act or process of renewing : repetition
2 : the quality or state of being renewed
3 : something (such as a subscription to a magazine) renewed
4 : something used for renewing specifically : an expenditure that betters existing fixed assets
5 : the rebuilding of a large area (as of a city) by a public authority

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Examples of renewal in a Sentence

The lease calls for yearly renewals. License renewals can be done online. You can get a 10 percent savings on subscription renewals. High fuel prices have led to a renewal of interest in electric cars. She uses flowers in her art as symbols of rebirth and renewal.
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Recent Examples on the Web Sharing a photo of the sweet moment on Instagram, Donnie Wahlberg, 52, wrote a touching tribute to his wife Jenny McCarthy, 48, on their seventh anniversary after surprising her with a renewal of their vows in their backyard. Tomás Mier, PEOPLE.com, 31 Aug. 2021 As part of the tussle, Poland’s National Broadcasting Council has refused to process Discovery’s request for a renewal of TVN24’s broadcast license, typically a routine matter. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 12 Aug. 2021 The meeting was a renewal of the Department’s tradition of meeting informally with residents, a tradition that dated back to 2017 after Budds took over as Chief, but was skipped last year due to the pandemic. Hank Beckman, chicagotribune.com, 23 July 2021 There is an argument that landlords make that the notice period is not a renewal of the lease, and some courts have accepted that and enforced the provision. Kelly Klein, Star Tribune, 9 July 2021 Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season winds down tonight with the renewal of one of the league’s most historic rivalries at one of its most historic sites. Alex Kay, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 Canada’s upcoming election could spell the renewal of a long-dormant brand of blue-collar conservatism. Nate Hochman, National Review, 17 Sep. 2021 The renewal comes two weeks and four episodes into the show’s eight-episode first season. Rick Porter, Billboard, 14 Sep. 2021 In addition to a potential ballot issue for new construction, the city will seek the renewal of a permanent improvements levy in November and the district could take on a critical emergency operating levy as early as the spring of 2023. cleveland, 10 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of renewal

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of renewal was in 1603

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“Renewal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renewal. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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renewal

noun

English Language Learners Definition of renewal

: the act of extending the period of time when something is effective or valid : the act of renewing something
: the state of being made new, fresh, or strong again : the state of being renewed

renewal

noun
re·​new·​al | \ ri-ˈnü-əl How to pronounce renewal (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

Kids Definition of renewal

1 : the act of continuing in force for a new period the renewal of a magazine subscription
2 : the state of being made new, fresh, or strong again
3 : something renewed license renewals

renewal

noun
re·​new·​al | \ ri-ˈnü-əl, -ˈnyü- How to pronounce renewal (audio) \

Legal Definition of renewal

1 : the act or process of renewing a renewal of the copyright
2 : the quality or state of being renewed
3 : something renewed
4 : something used for renewing specifically : an expenditure that betters existing fixed assets
5 : the rebuilding of a large area (as of a city) by a public authority

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