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English definition of “disallow”

disallow

verb [T] uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈlaʊ/ us  
to say officially that something cannot be accepted because it has not been done in the correct way: The England team had two goals disallowed.
Opposite
Forbidding and banning thingsLegislation and law-making
(Definition of disallow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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