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

renewal of

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

renewal of

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.