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Meaning of REPUDIATION

Pronunciation:  ri`pyoodee'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the exposure of falseness or pretensions; "the debunking of religion has been too successful"
  2. [n]  refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); "the repudiation of the debt by the city"
  3. [n]  rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
 

REPUDIATION is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: debunking, renunciation
 
 See Also: disclaimer, disowning, disownment, exposure, refusal, rejection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*pu`di*a"tion\ (-[hand]"sh?n), n. [Cf.F.
    r['e]pudiation, L. repudiatio.]
    The act of repudiating, or the state of being repuddiated;
    as, the repudiation of a doctrine, a wife, a debt, etc.
    
    
  2. \Re*pu`di*a"tion\, n.
    One who favors repudiation, especially of a public debt.
    
    
 

 

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