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verb [transitive]     repudiate pronunciation in American English
/rɪˈpjudiˌeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrepudiate
he/she/itrepudiates
present participlerepudiating
past tenserepudiated
past participlerepudiated
  1. 2
    formal to state that you do not accept or agree with something

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

  2. 3
    old-fashioned to formally end a friendship or other relationship with someone
  3. 4
    legal if you repudiate a contract or other agreement, you refuse to accept it

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repudiation

     repudiation pronunciation in American English
/rɪˌpjudiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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