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Meaning of DISCLAIMER

Pronunciation:  dis'kleymur

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Statement ritually appended to many usenet postings (sometimes automatically, by the posting software) reiterating the fact (which should be obvious, but is easily forgotten) that the article reflects its author's opinions and not necessarily those of the organisation running the computer through which the article entered the network.

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 Related Terms: abjuration, abjurement, abnegation, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, crossing, declension, declination, declinature, declining, denial, deprivation, disaffirmation, disagreement, disallowance, disavowal, disclamation, disobedience, disowning, disownment, disproof, dissent, expatriation, forswearing, gainsaying, holding back, impugnment, nay, negation, negative, negative answer, nix, no, nonacceptance, noncompliance, nonconsent, nonobservance, nullification, palinode, palinody, recantation, refusal, refutation, rejection, reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repudiation, retention, retractation, retraction, revocation, revokement, thumbs-down, turndown, unsaying, unwillingness, withdrawal, withholding
 

 

 

 

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