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1. The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
2. The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
re•pu•di•a•tion(rɪˌpyu diˈeɪ ʃən)
1. the act of repudiating, or the state of being repudiated.
2. refusal, as by a state, to pay a debt.
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|Noun||1.||repudiation - rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"|
rejection - the speech act of rejecting
disclaimer - (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something
|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"|
refusal - the act of refusing
|3.||repudiation - the exposure of falseness or pretensions; "the debunking of religion has been too successful"|
exposure - presentation to view in an open or public manner; "the exposure of his anger was shocking"