Meaning of RENEWAL in English
re ‧ new ‧ al /rɪˈnjuːəl $ -ˈnuː-/ BrE AmE noun [singular, uncountable]
[ Word Family: adjective : ↑ new , ↑ renewable , ↑ renewed , ↑ newsy ; noun : ↑ news , ↑ renewal ; verb : ↑ renew ; adverb : ↑ newly ]
1 . when an activity, situation, or process begins again after a period when it had stopped
a renewal of the recent conflict
Spring is a time of renewal.
2 . when you make an agreement or official document continue for a further period of time after it ends
the renewal of our annual licence
Mark’s contract comes up for renewal at the end of this year.
3 . inner city/urban renewal when the poor areas of towns are improved by making new jobs, industries, homes etc
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012