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declinature

[dih-klahy-nuh-cher, -choo r] /dɪˈklaɪ nə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/
noun
1.
the act of refusing.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; alteration of earlier declinatour, influenced by Latin dēclīnātūra. See declination, -ure
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