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Meaning of DISAFFIRM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`af*firm"\, v. t.
1. To assert the contrary of; to contradict; to deny; -- said
   of that which has been asserted.

2. (Law) To refuse to confirm; to annul, as a judicial
   decision, by a contrary judgment of a superior tribunal.

 
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 Related Terms: abjure, assert the contrary, belie, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, cross, deny, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disown, disprove, dispute, forswear, gainsay, impugn, join issue upon, negate, negative, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, recant, refuse to admit, refute, renounce, repudiate, retract, revoke, take back, take issue with, traverse
 

 

 

 

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