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disavow (v.)

"refuse to avow; disclaim knowledge of, responsibility for, or connection with," late 14c., from Old French desavouer (13c.), from des- "opposite of" (see dis-) + avouer "acknowledge, accept, recognize" (see avow). Related: Disavowed; disavowing.

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Definitions of disavow

disavow (v.)
refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with;
Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children
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