verb[with object] Law
1.1Repudiate (a settlement): 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.
- 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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