the act of disclaiming; the renouncing, repudiating, or denying of a claim; disavowal.
a person who disclaims.
a statement, document, or assertion that disclaims responsibility, affiliation, etc.; disavowal; denial.

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French: to disclaim

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disclaimer (dɪsˈkleɪmə)
a repudiation or denial

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1570s, from Anglo-Fr. disclaimer "disavowal, denial;" see disclaim. Infinitive used as a noun.
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disclaimer definition

Statement ritually appended to many Usenet postings (sometimes automatically, by the posting software) reiterating the fact (which should be obvious, but is easily forgotten) that the article reflects its author's opinions and not necessarily those of the organisation running the computer through which the article entered the network.
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