Disavowment
Disavowment Dis`a*vow"ment, n. Disavowal. [R.] --Wotton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Renunciation — Re*nun ci*a tion (r? n?n s? ? sh?n or sh? ? sh?n; 277), n. [Cf. F. renonciation, L. renuntiatio ann announcement. See {Renounce}.] 1. The act of renouncing. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Formal declination to take out letters of administration, or to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renunciation — re·nun·ci·a·tion /ri ˌnən sē ā shən/ n: the act or practice of renouncing; specif: the act of refusing to continue to acknowledge, recognize, or be bound by a contract or obligation: repudiation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • renunciation — n. 1. Rejection, repudiation, abnegation, abjuration, disowning, disownment, disavowal, disavowment, disclaimer, recantation, denial, renouncement. 2. Surrender, cession, abandonment, resignation, relinquishment …   New dictionary of synonyms

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