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repudiate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepudiatere‧pu‧di‧ate /rɪˈpjuːdieɪt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 REJECT/NOT ACCEPTto refuse to accept or continue with something syn reject 🔊 He repudiated all offers of friendship.2 UNTRUEto state or show that something is not true or correct 🔊 The book repudiates the racist stereotypes about black women.repudiation /rɪˌpjuːdiˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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repudiateThe book repudiates all the racist stereotypes about black women.The expenditure was subsequently repudiated by the Colonial Office and the villa was turned into a fine hotel with a station alongside.Despite being repudiated, condemned and persecuted, Nazarean teachings continued to survive, for much longer than is generally suspected.The racial challenge could not be either repudiated or accommodated without sacrificing cherished beliefs.Craxi repudiated the allegations and Chiesa himself subsequently claimed that his own testimony to magistrates had been distorted.He fails to persuade Hindus to repudiate the divisive and unjust social caste system.No answer was offered by Freud about why men and women seem to repudiate the feminine.Government officials were urged to repudiate the treaty.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrepudiatere‧pu‧di‧ate /rɪˈpjuːdieɪt/ verb [transitive] LAW to state that a contract, agreement, sale etc is no longer effectiveThis would be a breach of a condition which would enable the hirer to repudiate the contract.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
repudiate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrepudiate
he, she, itrepudiates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrepudiated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave repudiated
he, she, ithas repudiated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad repudiated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill repudiate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have repudiated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam repudiating
he, she, itis repudiating
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you, we, theyare repudiating
Past
I, he, she, itwas repudiating
you, we, theywere repudiating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been repudiating
he, she, ithas been repudiating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been repudiating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be repudiating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been repudiating
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