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declinature

[ dih-klahy-nuh-cher, -choor ]
/ dɪˈklaɪ nə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər /
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noun
the act of refusing.
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Origin of declinature

1630–40; alteration of earlier declinatour, influenced by Latin dēclīnātūra.See declination, -ure
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