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repudiate | repudiation

repudiate repudiation
reject or refuse to accept
  • How to Memorize
    • repudiate - reject
  • Analysis

    To ‘repudiate’ something means to disown it or declare it to be untrue, unauthorized, or unworthy of acceptance. This formal word is often used in a professional context, particularly with regards to legal matters, politics, official statements, and policies.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsrenounce, dismiss, disavow,
    Antonymsconcedeembrace, acknowledge,
  • Example(s)
    1. The CEO released a statement through his lawyer to repudiate the allegations made against him.

    2. If the goods are not delivered on time, the buyer has the right to repudiate the contract.

    3. The new President was widely praised for the swift repudiation of her predecessor's controversial policies.