Meaning of “disavow” in the English Dictionary

"disavow" in British English

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disavowverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdɪs.əˈvaʊ/ us /ˌdɪs.əˈvaʊ/ formal
disavowal
noun [ C ] uk /ˌdɪs.əˈvaʊ.əl/ us /ˌdɪs.əˈvaʊ.əl/

(Definition of “disavow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disavow" in American English

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disavowverb [ T ]

us /ˌdɪs·əˈvɑʊ/

to say that you know nothing about or have no responsibility for something:

He disavowed his earlier confession to the police.

(Definition of “disavow” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)