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disavowal

[dis-uh-vou-uh l]
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noun
  1. a disowning; repudiation; denial.
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Origin of disavowal

First recorded in 1740–50; disavow + -al2
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Word Origin and History for disavowal

n.

1748; see disavow + -al (2).

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