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disaffirm

Syllabification: dis·af·firm
Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈfərm
 
/

Definition of disaffirm in English:

verb

[with object] Law
Repudiate; declare void: to disaffirm a contract is to say it never existed
More example sentences
  • It was specifically disaffirmed by Justice Lindgren at trial.
  • However, failing to find differential receptiveness does not disaffirm this possibility if the polygyny allele is fixed in the population.
  • To do so is to disaffirm the universal fatherhood of God and the unity of His Torah.

Derivatives

disaffirmation

1
Pronunciation: /disˌafərˈmāSHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • Girls are besieged by disaffirmations in the media that encourage accessorizing over opinions.
  • What could these affirmations and disaffirmations mean when examining the doctrine of providence?
  • This graduate started with considerable disaffirmation of his identity as a graduate.

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