Examples of disallow in a Sentence
The touchdown was disallowed because of a penalty.
disallowing the philosophical concept of free will
Recent Examples of disallow from the Web
While white families were buying their first homes and owning land, black families were disallowed from home ownership (primary properties tend to be the single largest object in one's wealth portfolio).
Smith scored first at 10:02 of the opening period on a power play, about a minute after Johansen had a goal disallowed.
The bizarre event made headlines across the footballing world, as Savvidis burst onto the pitch on two occasions during the game after his side had a last minute goal disallowed.
After the Flash had a goal disallowed early in the second quarter for having too many players on the field, the Blast proved opportunistic with goals from Andrew Hoxie and Daniel Peruzzi for the 3-0 lead.
Sikura then had a score disallowed as Stevens was penalized for goaltender interference at 18:36.
In a play that was consequential at the time, and more so in hindsight, Martin had a basket disallowed by a charging foul with 11:01 left.
After Fernando Varela scored from a header in the 89th minute, putting PAOK ahead 1-0, the referee signaled a score but then disallowed it for offside, ESPN reported.
Although the Warriors’ draft pick was disallowed by the league commissioner — the NBA then didn’t draft high-schoolers or women — Long came to San Francisco and joined the Warriors’ family for a year.
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DISALLOW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disallow for English Language Learners
: to refuse to allow (something) : to officially decide that (something) is not acceptable or valid
legal Definition of disallow
- disallowed the deduction
- disallow a bankruptcy claim
- disallow payment of benefits
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