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verb [transitive]     disown pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participledisowning
past tensedisowned
past participledisowned
  1. to say that you no longer want to be connected with someone or something, for example because you are ashamed of them

    I think my parents would disown me if I ever got a tattoo.

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