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Permanent link for this word: repudiate
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To reject, refuse, or disown.
From Latin repudiare (to divorce, reject), from repudium (divorce). Earliest documented use: 1534.
“Callers repudiated the new tax but most also took the Senate to task for its factious role in delaying the legislation.”
Patrick Conlon; Public Opinion; The Globe and Mail (Canada); Apr 1, 1991.
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