renegation

Related to renegation: renegade, relegation

renegation

(ˌrɛnɪˈɡeɪʃən)
n
the act of disowning or renouncing, denial
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For the Child Rights Network (CRN), the largest alliance of organizations and agencies pushing for child rights legislations in the Philippines, the decision to veto the "passage of this bill is a renegation of the Philippine government's commitment to protect children's rights."
If there were an example today of diplomatic bad behavior, habitual renegation of international agreements, gross violations of human rights, and a state propaganda system founded on half-truths, one might suggest that North Korea fits the textbook definition.
Because it fails to follow temporal sequence, the abrupted event is a renegation, an act that "breaks the law." Because it reneges, it cannot be assimilated as experience.