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How to Pronounce renege?

Correct pronunciation for the word "renege" is [ɹɪnˈɛd͡ʒ], [ɹɪnˈɛd‍ʒ], [ɹ_ɪ_n_ˈɛ_dʒ].

"Renege" in context

Renege is an informal term used to describe the act of going back on a promise, agreement or contract. It is used when someone does not fulfill the obligations that they undertook.

Renege can happen for many different reasons. For example, during a negotiation, one party may try to change the terms that were initially agreed upon. Also, if one party does not believe the other party is being truthful or has information that is not known, they may choose not to fulfill the promise. Renege may also happen when someone realizes they won't be able to fulfill their obligations and decides to break the agreement.

What are similar-sounding words for renege?

  • reynaga,
  • reins,
  • reineke,
  • Reineck,
  • reinecke,
  • reinke.

Usage over time for renege:

This graph shows how "renege" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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