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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Refuse to acknowledge.

Usage examples (31)
  • A person does not step out of belief except by disavowing what brought him into it.
  • He's not going to 'disavow' it, whatever that means in this context.
  • "He needs to 'disavow' that community and its leaders entirely!" many will decry.
  • 'disavow' any advisers known to hold certain beliefs about 9/11. for more
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