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Synonyms for repudiation
rɪˌpyu diˈeɪ ʃən

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  1. repudiation, renunciationnoun

    rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

    "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"

    renunciation, apostasy, forswearing, renouncement, debunking, defection, forgoing

  2. repudiationnoun

    refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities)

    "the repudiation of the debt by the city"

    debunking, renunciation

  3. repudiation, debunkingnoun

    the exposure of falseness or pretensions

    "the debunking of religion has been too successful"

    debunking, renunciation

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  1. repudiationnoun


  2. repudiationnoun

    disavowal, disowning, disclaiming

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repudiationnoun

    disavowal, rejection, abjuration, disclaimer, disowning

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  1. List of paraphrases for "repudiation":

    rejection, renunciation, disavowal, revulsion, condemnation

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How to use repudiation in a sentence?

  1. Eswar Prasad:

    The Trump administration seems to regard overt threats, including tariffs and repudiation of previous agreements, as a key element for gaining leverage in trade negotiations.

  2. Kshama Sawant:

    The election results are a repudiation of the billionaire class, corporate real estate, and the establishment.

  3. Richard Lawhern:

    My instinct is to acknowledge incremental progress, and then get busy forcing the immediate recall and repudiation of the entire [CDC] guidelines document and all state legislation or regulation that incorporates it, we likely wont be able to avoid a rewrite effort for somekind of guideline, because doctors wont reenter pain management practice without a shield from sanctions.

  4. Mark Pearlstein:

    It is a complete repudiation of the SEC's factual findings, at long last, my client has been exonerated.

  5. Leslie Holman:

    This is unjust and a repudiation of our nation's values and historic commitment to justice for all, doesn't that tell the administration that these most vulnerable of human beings deserve protection rather than warehousing as prisoners?

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