Definition of repudiation in English:


Line breaks: re|pudi¦ation
Pronunciation: /rɪˌpjuːdɪˈeɪʃn


[mass noun]
1Rejection of a proposal or idea: the repudiation of reformist policies [count noun]: 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 fulfil or discharge an agreement, obligation, or debt: [count noun]: 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.
2Denial of the truth or validity of something.

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