Meaning of “disallow” in the English Dictionary

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"disallow" in British English

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disallowverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdɪs.əˈlaʊ/ us /ˌdɪs.əˈlaʊ/

to say officially that something cannot be accepted because it has not been done in the correct way:

All protests have been disallowed in the city.
The England team had two goals disallowed.
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(Definition of “disallow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disallow" in Business English

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disallowverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdɪsəˈlaʊ/ us

to state officially that something cannot be accepted or allowed, because it has not been done in the correct way:

The monopolies legislation disallows mergers of major companies within one industry.

(Definition of “disallow” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)