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verb [transitive] repudiate pronunciation in American English /rɪˈpjudiˌeɪt/
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present tense
present participlerepudiating
past tenserepudiated
past participlerepudiated
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  1. 1
    formal to say formally that something is not true
    They repudiated all accusations of unlawful activity.
  2. 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.

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


an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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