Definition of disown in English:

disown

Line breaks: dis¦own
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈəʊn
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

disowner

noun
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  • For information about how the comics community and Alan Moore (writer and disillusioned disowner of the original graphic novel) is reacting… check Comic Book Resources.
  • A man who should attempt a perfect exploration of the human frame by a survey purely of its cutaneous and muscular surfaces, having first carefully cut the nerves that conduct to the battery, and convey the wonderful, incomprehensible spiritual electricity of the brain, would succeed as well as do such disowners of all creation's commencing and design.
  • To make matters worse, the Morning Star published only the unofficial condemnation, and not the original official release or the general secretary's subsequent disowner.

disownment

noun
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  • Not once did they mention their previous disownment.
  • Facing virtual disownment, Victor must now struggle to reconcile his outdoor persona with his indoor realities.
  • It ended with his disownment and, in 1871, his sudden death from smallpox.

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