disallow

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verb dis·al·low \ˌdis-ə-ˈlau̇\

Definition of disallow

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to deny the force, truth, or validity of

  3. 2 :  to refuse to allow

disallowance

play \-ən(t)s\ noun

Examples of disallow in a Sentence

  1. The touchdown was disallowed because of a penalty.

  2. disallowing the philosophical concept of free will

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First Known Use of disallow

14th century


DISALLOW Defined for English Language Learners

disallow

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verb

Definition of disallow for English Language Learners

  • : to refuse to allow (something) : to officially decide that (something) is not acceptable or valid


Law Dictionary

disallow

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transitive verb dis·al·low \ˌdi-sə-ˈlau̇\

Legal Definition of disallow

  1. 1 :  to deny the truth, force, or validity of disallowed the deduction disallow a bankruptcy claim

  2. 2 :  to refuse to allow disallow payment of benefits

disallowance

noun


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