- to refuse to allow; reject; veto: to disallow a claim for compensation.
- to refuse to admit the truth or validity of: to disallow the veracity of a report.
Origin of disallow
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- to reject as untrue or invalid
- to cancel
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Word Origin and History for disallowable
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