Definition of disproval in English:

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disproval

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈpruːv(ə)l/

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noun

[mass noun]
The action of proving that something is untrue: determination of facts, and disproval of slanders
More example sentences
  • The film claims that the disproval of the story was a PR stunt by the government.
  • His response is that the means are justified in the public determination of facts and disproval of slanders.
  • The field deals more with whether some claim is true and justified rather than whether its disproval has some impact and consequence.

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