Meaning of “disclaimer” in the English Dictionary

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"disclaimer" in British English

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disclaimernoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˈskleɪ.mər/ us /dɪˈskleɪ.mɚ/

formal a formal statement saying that you are not legally responsible for something, such as the information given in a book or on the internet, or that you have no direct involvement in it

specialized law a formal statement giving up your legal claim to something or ending your connection with it

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

"disclaimer" in American English

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disclaimernoun [ C ]

us /dɪsˈkleɪ·mər/ fml

a statement that you are not responsible for something:

The disclaimer reminded viewers that the movie is a drama, not a documentary.

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

"disclaimer" in Business English

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disclaimernoun [ C ]

uk /dɪsˈkleɪmər/ us LAW

an official statement in which you say you are not legally responsible for something:

The website's disclaimer states that shipments are only guaranteed when sent to residents in the UK.

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