Repudiate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpjuːdieɪt|  American pronunciation of the word repudiate
Brit.  |rɪˈpjuːdɪeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word repudiate

verb

- cast off(syn: disown, renounce)

The parents repudiated their son

- refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid

The woman repudiated the divorce settlement

- refuse to recognize or pay

repudiate a debt

- reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust

She repudiated the accusations

Examples

a generation that has repudiated the values of the past

He has publicly repudiated the government's policies.

He published an article that repudiates the study's claims.

She says she has evidence which repudiates the allegations.

The state has repudiated its debts.

The pope forced her husband to repudiate her.

He repudiated all offers of friendship.

The book repudiates the racist stereotypes about black women.

The parents repudiated their son

The woman repudiated the divorce settlement

She repudiated the accusations

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: repudiate
he/she/it: repudiates
present participle: repudiating
past tense: repudiated
past participle: repudiated
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