repudiation

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Repudiation \Re*pu'di*a"tion\ (r[-e]*p[=u]'d[i^]*[=a]"sh[u^]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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Repudiation \Re*pu'di*a"tion\, noun One who favors repudiation, especially of a public debt.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

repudiation

noun

1: rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated" [syn: {repudiation}, {renunciation}]

2: refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); "the repudiation of the debt by the city"

3: the exposure of falseness or pretensions; "the debunking of religion has been too successful" [syn: {repudiation}, {debunking}]


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