- to deny; contradict.
- Law. to annul; reverse; repudiate.
Origin of disaffirm
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Examples from the Web for disaffirm
The case involves the right of an infant to disaffirm a contract made by him, when purchasing an article which is not a necessity.Commercial Law
Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
The right to disaffirm a marriage on the ground of non-age, unlike the parties to a contract, applies to both parties.
As a minor may disaffirm his contract, any act clearly showing this intent is sufficient.
The time in which the parties may disaffirm the marriage is merely extended by the statute.Legal Status Of Women In Iowa
Jennie Lansley Wilson
- to deny or contradict (a statement)
- to annul or reverse (a decision)
- to repudiate obligations
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