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Definition of disown verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



disown somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disown
he / she / it disowns
past simple disowned
-ing form disowning
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to decide that you no longer want to be connected with or responsible for someone or something Her family disowned her for marrying a foreigner.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disown