dis-affirmation

disaffirm

[dis-uh-furm]
verb (used with object)
1.
to deny; contradict.
2.
Law. to annul; reverse; repudiate.

Origin:
1525–35; dis-1 + affirm

disaffirmation [dis-af-er-mey-shuhn] , disaffirmance, noun
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disaffirm (ˌdɪsəˈfɜːm)
 
vb
1.  to deny or contradict (a statement)
2.  law
 a.  to annul or reverse (a decision)
 b.  to repudiate obligations
 
disaf'firmance
 
n
 
disaffirmation
 
n

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