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verb [transitive] formal repudiate pronunciation in British English /rɪˈpjuːdieɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrepudiate
he/she/itrepudiates
present participlerepudiating
past tenserepudiated
past participlerepudiated
  1. 1
    to say formally that something is not true

    They repudiated all accusations of unlawful activity.

  2. 2
    to state that you do not accept or agree with something

    Party members appeared on television to repudiate policies they had formerly supported.

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