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disallow

verb

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1 to declare not to be true
  • disallowing the philosophical concept of free will

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2 to be unwilling to grant
  • disallowed the defendant's request for a new trial

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The first known use of disallow was in the 15th century

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“Disallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disallow. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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