noun see repudiate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Repudiator — Re*pu di*a tor (r? p? d? ? t?r), n. [L., a rejecter, contemner.] One who repudiates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repudiator — repudiate ► VERB 1) refuse to accept or be associated with. 2) deny the truth or validity of. 3) chiefly Law refuse to fulfil or discharge (an agreement, obligation, or debt). 4) archaic disown or divorce (one s wife). DERIVATIVES repudiation… …   English terms dictionary

  • repudiator — See repudiative. * * * …   Universalium

  • repudiator — noun One who repudiates …   Wiktionary

  • repudiator — rɪ pjuːdɪeɪtÉ™(r) n. rejecter, one who disavows; one who disowns, renouncer; denier, refuser; condemner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • repudiator — re·pu·di·a·tor …   English syllables

  • repudiator —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌād.ə(r), ˌātə noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin repudiatus (past participle of repudiare) + or : one that repudiates or advocates repudiation (as of a public debt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • repudiate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin repudiatus, past participle of repudiare, from repudium rejection of a prospective spouse, divorce, probably from re + pudēre to shame Date: 1545 1. to divorce or separate formally from (a woman) 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Richard F. Pettigrew — Richard Franklin Pettigrew (July 23, 1848 October 5, 1926) was an American lawyer, surveyor, and land developer. He represented the Dakota Territory in the U.S. Congress and, after the Dakotas were admitted as States, he was a U.S. Senator from… …   Wikipedia

  • repudiate — repudiable, adj. repudiative, adj. repudiator, n. /ri pyooh dee ayt /, v.t., repudiated, repudiating. 1. to reject as having no authority or binding force: to repudiate a claim. 2. to cast off or disown: to repudiate a son. 3. to reject with… …   Universalium

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