[ ri-pyoo-dee-ey-shuhn ]
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  1. the act of repudiating.

  2. the state of being repudiated.

  1. refusal, as by a state or municipality, to pay a lawful debt.

Origin of repudiation

1535–45; <Latin repudiātiōn- (stem of repudiātiō), equivalent to repudiāt(us) (see repudiate) + -iōn--ion

Other words from repudiation

  • re·pu·di·a·to·ry [ri-pyoo-dee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /rɪˈpyu di əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
  • non·re·pu·di·a·tion, noun

Words Nearby repudiation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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