Definition of repudiation in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˌpyo͞odēˈāSH(ə)n/


1Rejection of a proposal or idea: the repudiation of reformist policies a repudiation of left-wing political ideas
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  • Even the supposition of Jewish influence on the media elicited a sharp, immediate repudiation.
  • Above all, Byrd has decried the cowardice of Congress in its acceptance of the wholesale repudiation of the US Constitution.
  • They are also anxious about growing popular animosity to the government's repudiation of democratic rights.
1.1Refusal to fulfill or discharge an agreement, obligation, or debt: the breach is not so serious as to amount to a repudiation of the whole contract
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  • Extensive account audit trails were created to minimize repudiation.
  • Now, your corporate client was found liable in damages for repudiation.
  • Reference to "at the date of acceptance of the repudiation" appears only in the judgment of Megaw LJ.
rejection, renunciation, abandonment, forswearing, giving up
rare abjuration
cancellation, revocation, reversal, invalidation, nullification
formal abrogation
2Denial of the truth or validity of something.

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Syllabification: re·pu·di·a·tion

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