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Repudiation

Re`pu`di`a´tion   Pronunciation: ~ ´sh?n
n.1.The act of repudiating, or the state of being repuddiated; as, the repudiation of a doctrine, a wife, a debt, etc.
1.One who favors repudiation, especially of a public debt.
Noun1.repudiation - rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
Synonyms: renunciation
2.repudiation - refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); "the repudiation of the debt by the city"
3.repudiation - the exposure of falseness or pretensions; "the debunking of religion has been too successful"
Synonyms: debunking

REPUDIATION. In the civil law this term is used to signify the putting away of a wife or a woman betrothed.
     2. Properly divorce is used to point out the separation of married persons; repudiation, to denote the separation either of married people, or those who are only affianced. Divortium est repudium et separatio maritorum; repodium est renunciatio sponsalium, vel etiam est divortium. Dig. 50, 16, 101, 1. Repudiation is also used to denote a determination to have nothing to do with any particular thing; as, a repudiation of a legacy, is the abandonment of such legacy, and a renunciation of all right to it.
     3. In the canon law, repudiation is the refusal to accept a benefice which has been conferred upon the party repudiating.

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