Meaning of “disclaim” in the English Dictionary

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

"disclaim" in American English

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disclaimverb [ T ]

us /dɪsˈkleɪm/

to say you are not responsible for or do not know anything about something:

The officers disclaimed any knowledge of the incident.

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"disclaim" in Business English

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disclaimverb [ T ]

uk /dɪsˈkleɪm/ us

LAW to state that you are not legally responsible for something:

disclaim responsibility/liability for sth A restaurant may disclaim responsibility for loss or damage to a customer's personal property.

to refuse to accept a property or right that is offered to you:

Businesses will be able to disclaim all or part of the new capital allowance if they wish.


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