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Definition of disclaim verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disclaim
    he / she / it disclaims
    past simple disclaimed
    -ing form disclaiming
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  1. 1disclaim something to state publicly that you have no knowledge of something, or that you are not responsible for something synonym deny She disclaimed any knowledge of her husband's whereabouts. The rebels disclaimed all responsibility for the explosion.
  2. 2disclaim something to give up your right to something, such as property or a title synonym renounce
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