Definition of repudiation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˌpjuːdiˈeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˌpjuːdiˈeɪʃn//
    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1refusal to accept something synonym rejection (1) the world-wide repudiation of slavery in the nineteenth century
  2. 2the act of saying officially and/or publicly that something is not true synonym denial (1), rejection (1) the repudiation of a claim
  3. 3(old-fashioned) refusal to be connected with somebody any longer his stunning repudiation of his party and its candidate