disclaim Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “disclaim” in the English Dictionary

"disclaim" in British English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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)

"disclaim" in Business English

See all translations

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.
Compare
(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…
What is the pronunciation of disclaim?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“disclaim” in Business English

Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More