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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.
The use of a disclaimer by a trust beneficiary may be helpful to adjust the results of a previously established irrevocable trust.
While IRAs have been used by many taxpayers as a means of wealth accumulation for future financial security, the qualified disclaimer provision of IRC section 2518 has been used by many others as a generation-skipping asset transfer vehicle.
The Eighth Circuit held that a partial disclaimer of an interest in an estate was valid and that the estate was entitled to a charitable deduction for the portion of the disclaimed amount that was given to a charitable foundation.
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.
THE DISCLAIMER OPTION is a commonly overlooked yet powerful postmortem estate-planning vehicle available to most beneficiaries, personal representatives and other appointed executors.
1 include disclaimer functionality, an improved antispam engine for better spam detection, and console management enhancements.
Although the Discovery Institute tried to pretend that its interests were purely scientific, the push for the evolution disclaimer was clearly religious in character.
A disclaimer (or renunciation) is an unqualified refusal by a potential beneficiary to accept benefits given through a testamentary or lifetime transfer of property.