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dis·claim·er

 (dĭs-klā′mər)
n.
1. A repudiation or denial of responsibility or connection.
2. Law A declining of responsibility or liability for something.

[Middle English, denial of a feudal claim, from Anglo-Norman desclaimer, to disclaim, denial of a feudal claim; see disclaim.]

disclaimer

(dɪsˈkleɪmə)
n
a repudiation or denial

dis•claim•er

(dɪsˈkleɪ mər)

n.
1. the act of disclaiming; the repudiating or denying of a claim; disavowal.
2. a person who disclaims.
3. a statement, document, or the like that disclaims.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French: n. use of infinitive; see disclaim, -er3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disclaimer - (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to somethingdisclaimer - (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something
renunciation, repudiation - rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.disclaimer - denial of any connection with or knowledge of
denial - the act of refusing to comply (as with a request); "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"
abjuration, recantation, retraction - a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

disclaimer

noun denial, rejection, renunciation, retraction, repudiation, disavowal, abjuration A disclaimer states that the company will not be held responsible.

disclaimer

noun
A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or charge:
Law: traversal.
Translations

disclaimer

[dɪsˈkleɪməʳ] N (Jur) [of a right] → renuncia f; (= denial) (to newspaper etc) → desmentido m
to issue a disclaimerdeclarar descargo or limitación de responsabilidad

disclaimer

[dɪsˈkleɪmər] ndémenti m
to issue a disclaimer → publier un démenti

disclaimer

n
Dementi nt; to issue a disclaimereine Gegenerklärung abgeben
to put in a disclaimer of something (Jur) → eine Verzichterklärung auf etw (acc)abgeben

disclaimer

[dɪsˈkleɪməʳ] n (frm) → smentita
to issue a disclaimer → pubblicare una smentita
References in classic literature ?
Confused by his ready and gracious disclaimer of what she had NOT intended to say, there was nothing left for her but to rush upon what she really intended to say, with what she felt was shameful precipitation.
With this disclaimer, and with the writer's fervent assurances that she would do all for Magdalen's advantage which her sister might have done if her sister had been in England, the letter concluded.
This last disclaimer had reference to Miss Twinkleton's distractedly pressing two-and-sixpence on her, instead of the cabman.
How to make the disclaimer convincing enough is what bothers me.
Disclaimers typically arise in the context of postmortem estate planning where a beneficiary may desire to make a qualified disclaimer under Sec.
The facts are similar because both cases involve partial disclaimers of an interest for which an amount was determinable; in addition, both specifically mentioned the disclaimer of the income generated from the disclaimed interest.
In addition to its post-disclaimer contingency argument, the IRS contended that all fractional disclaimers that have a practical effect of disclaiming all amounts above a fixed dollar amount should be disallowed as against public policy because these disclaimers fail to preserve a financial incentive for the IRS to audit an estate's return.
The use of disclaimers in estate planning can often result in obtaining greater flexibility by providing the opportunity for post mortem decisions when more facts are likely to be available regarding assets, taxes, and beneficiaries.
In addition, the securities passing to the foundations as a result of qualified disclaimers qualify for the estate tax charitable deduction.
Messaging Ninja provides integrated antispam, antivirus, disclaimers, and attachment filtering with an extendable plug-in architecture.
19 settlement states that Cobb County school officials are barred "from restoring to the science textbooks of students in the Cobb County schools any stickers, labels, stamps, inscriptions, or other warnings or disclaimers bearing language substantially similar to that used on the sticker that is the subject of this action.
A disclaimer of both halves would probably result in a taxable gift to the individual who takes as the result of the disclaimers.