Definition of 'renew'
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Police have renewed their calls for information and offer a 10,000 reward. The Sun (2017)Plus you're asked when you apply for or renew your driving licence and when you pay your road tax. The Sun (2016)Residents said that no such plan was put in place before the licence was renewed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can see him constantly renewing himself right up to the very end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Campaigners last night renewed calls for a change in the law. The Sun (2006)This important discovery has renewed interest in fats. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)He began to renew his friendships and took up fishing again. Coping with Angina (1990)This was offset by new lettings and renewing leases. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Edward did not refer to the past for some time after they had renewed their acquaintance. The Children of the New Forest (1847)Ministers are yet to confirm whether all drivers renewing their licences will be forced to answer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There will no doubt be renewed interest in the player when the transfer window reopens. The Sun (2015)She asked if she should renew the lease on her apartment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has now rejoined the letters so his licence will be renewed. The Sun (2015)We shall renew our call to government to address this issue as a matter of the utmost urgency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The intensifying crisis in the eurozone has renewed calls for savers to consider the safety of their savings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our bodies contain trillions of cells in a host of different tissues that are constantly renewing or repairing themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There he worked the war horse upon the frozen turf renewing an old acquaintance with the heavy weight on his back. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThat vow has been renewed again for the war's centenary. Christianity Today (2000)There have also been renewed fears of deflation in the eurozone and Japan. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the last decade of her life, she again renewed her circle. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The findings have renewed fears of an exodus of young people from an independent Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You'll get the chance to renew a friendship that once meant a lot to both of you. The Sun (2010)I look forward to seeing the place again, renewing old acquaintances. The Sun (2006)A crocodile dragged a sleeping man from his tent in northern Australia in an attack that has renewed calls for a cull. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have the most advanced technology, which is renewed constantly and the doctors are as good as in America. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'renew'
British English: renew /rɪˈnjuː/ VERB
If you renew an activity or a relationship, you begin it again.
When the two men met again after the war they renewed their friendship.
- American English: renew
- Arabic: يُجَدِّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: renovar
- Chinese: 更新
- Croatian: obnoviti
- Czech: obnovit
- Danish: forny
- Dutch: vernieuwen
- European Spanish: renovar
- Finnish: uusia
- French: renouveler
- German: erneuern
- Greek: ανανεώνω
- Italian: rinnovare
- Japanese: 再開する
- Korean: 다시 시작하다
- Norwegian: fornye
- Polish: wznowić
- European Portuguese: renovar
- Romanian: a înnoi
- Russian: обновлять
- Spanish: renovar
- Swedish: förnya
- Thai: เริ่มใหม่
- Turkish: yenilemek
- Ukrainian: поновлювати
- Vietnamese: bắt đầu lại
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