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"disclaim" in British English

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disclaimverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈskleɪm/ formal
to say that you have no ​responsibility for, or ​knowledge of, something that has ​happened or been done: We disclaim all ​responsibility for this ​disaster.
(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.
(Definition of disclaim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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disclaimverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪsˈkleɪm/
LAW to ​state that you are not ​legallyresponsible for something: disclaim responsibility/liability for sth A ​restaurant may disclaim ​responsibility for ​loss or ​damage to a customer's ​personalproperty.
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 ​capitalallowance if they wish.
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(Definition of disclaim from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disclaim”
in Spanish negar, rechazar…
in Vietnamese từ chối…
in Malaysian menafikan…
in Thai ปฏิเสธ…
in French (re)nier…
in German abstreiten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声明拒绝承担(责任), 否认…
in Turkish reddetmek, üslenmemek, inkâr etmek…
in Russian отрицать, не признавать…
in Indonesian menyangkal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲明拒絕承擔(責任), 否認…
in Polish wypierać się, zaprzeczać…
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