Renewal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈnuːəl|  American pronunciation of the word renewal
Brit.  |rɪˈnjuːəl|  British pronunciation of the word renewal


- the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation (syn: reclamation, rehabilitation)
- the act of renewing
- filling again by supplying what has been used up (syn: refilling, replacement, replenishment)


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.

Spring is a time of renewal.

Mark's contract comes up for renewal at the end of this year.

...under the polestar of progress, urban renewal programs gutted the historic districts of many cities...

Everything portended an early renewal of the conflict.

Word forms

singular: renewal
plural: renewals
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