disaffirm

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verb dis·af·firm \ˌdis-ə-ˈfərm\

Definition of disaffirm

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to refuse to confirm :  annul, repudiate

  3. 2 :  contradict

disaffirmance

play \-ˈfər-mən(t)s\ noun

Examples of disaffirm in a sentence

  1. <her sullen mood disaffirmed her repeated protestations that everything was just fine>

1531

First Known Use of disaffirm

1531


Law Dictionary

disaffirm

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transitive verb dis·af·firm \ˌdi-sə-ˈfərm\

Legal Definition of disaffirm

  1. :  cancel, rescind —used especially of a contract made by a minor

disaffirmance

\ˌdi-sə-ˈfər-məns\ play noun

disaffirmation

\ˌdis-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən\ noun


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