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dis·af·firm

 (dĭs′ə-fûrm′)
tr.v. dis·af·firmed, dis·af·firm·ing, dis·af·firms Law
To reject (a determination or obligation that is subject to approval).

dis′af·fir′mance (dĭs′ə-fûr′məns), dis·af′fir·ma′tion (dĭs-ăf′ər-mā′shən) n.

disaffirm

(ˌdɪsəˈfɜːm)
vb (tr)
1. to deny or contradict (a statement)
2. (Law) law
a. to annul or reverse (a decision)
b. to repudiate (obligations)
ˌdisafˈfirmance, disaffirmation n

dis•af•firm

(ˌdɪs əˈfɜrm)

v.t.
1. to deny; contradict.
2. to annul or reverse.
[1525–35]
dis`af•fir•ma′tion (-æf ərˈmeɪ ʃən) n.

disaffirm


Past participle: disaffirmed
Gerund: disaffirming

Imperative
disaffirm
disaffirm
Present
I disaffirm
you disaffirm
he/she/it disaffirms
we disaffirm
you disaffirm
they disaffirm
Preterite
I disaffirmed
you disaffirmed
he/she/it disaffirmed
we disaffirmed
you disaffirmed
they disaffirmed
Present Continuous
I am disaffirming
you are disaffirming
he/she/it is disaffirming
we are disaffirming
you are disaffirming
they are disaffirming
Present Perfect
I have disaffirmed
you have disaffirmed
he/she/it has disaffirmed
we have disaffirmed
you have disaffirmed
they have disaffirmed
Past Continuous
I was disaffirming
you were disaffirming
he/she/it was disaffirming
we were disaffirming
you were disaffirming
they were disaffirming
Past Perfect
I had disaffirmed
you had disaffirmed
he/she/it had disaffirmed
we had disaffirmed
you had disaffirmed
they had disaffirmed
Future
I will disaffirm
you will disaffirm
he/she/it will disaffirm
we will disaffirm
you will disaffirm
they will disaffirm
Future Perfect
I will have disaffirmed
you will have disaffirmed
he/she/it will have disaffirmed
we will have disaffirmed
you will have disaffirmed
they will have disaffirmed
Future Continuous
I will be disaffirming
you will be disaffirming
he/she/it will be disaffirming
we will be disaffirming
you will be disaffirming
they will be disaffirming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disaffirming
you have been disaffirming
he/she/it has been disaffirming
we have been disaffirming
you have been disaffirming
they have been disaffirming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disaffirming
you will have been disaffirming
he/she/it will have been disaffirming
we will have been disaffirming
you will have been disaffirming
they will have been disaffirming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disaffirming
you had been disaffirming
he/she/it had been disaffirming
we had been disaffirming
you had been disaffirming
they had been disaffirming
Conditional
I would disaffirm
you would disaffirm
he/she/it would disaffirm
we would disaffirm
you would disaffirm
they would disaffirm
Past Conditional
I would have disaffirmed
you would have disaffirmed
he/she/it would have disaffirmed
we would have disaffirmed
you would have disaffirmed
they would have disaffirmed
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disaffirm

verb
To refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of:
Law: traverse.
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