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repudiateverb [T]

us   /rɪˈpjud·iˌeɪt/ fml
to refuse to accept or obey something or someone; reject: The evidence presented at the trial has since been repudiated.
repudiation
noun [U] us   /rɪˌpjud·iˈeɪ·ʃən/
The election results were a repudiation of the generals.
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"repudiate" in British English

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repudiateverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈpjuː.di.eɪt/ us   /rɪˈpjuː.di.eɪt/ formal
to refuse to accept something or someone as true, good, or reasonable: He repudiated the allegation/charge/claim that he had tried to deceive them. I utterly repudiate those remarks.
repudiation
noun [U] uk   /rɪˌpjuː.diˈeɪ.ʃən/ us   /rɪˌpjuː.diˈeɪ.ʃən/
They were surprised by his sudden repudiation of all his former beliefs.
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"repudiate" in Business English

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repudiateverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈpjuːdieɪt/ us  
LAW to decide that an agreement is no longer effective and that you will not do what it says you must do: repudiate a contract/agreement Failure to deliver on time will entitle the buyer to repudiate the contract.
FINANCE to decide that you will not pay back money that you owe: The Soviet Union repudiated its debt after the 1917 Revolution.
repudiation
noun [C or U]
Where the buyer accepts the seller's breach as a repudiation of the contract, the buyer will be entitled to damages.
(Definition of repudiate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “repudiate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拒绝,不接受, 否认, 批驳…
in Turkish reddetmek, tanımamak, kabul etmemek…
in Russian отвергать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拒絕,不接受, 否認, 批駁…
in Polish zaprzeczać, odrzucać…
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