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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.
(in spite of his recent disclaimer) be in some way responsible for it.
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 disclosure messages used for the experimental manipulations were (1) the mandated disclaimer that must appear on any dietary supplement, making a structure-function claim and (2) a modified version of the warning proposed by the FDA for ephedra products (see 65 FR 30677 June 4, 1997; 65 FR 17474-17477 April 3, 2000; and 68 FR 10417 March 5, 2003, for debate on proposed wording).
The disclaimer of coverage due to an alleged late notice of an "occurrence" is a far too frequent response by insurance companies today.
He also supported a board policy that required all students to listen to a faith-based disclaimer before studying biology.
Although the Discovery Institute tried to pretend that its interests were purely scientific, the push for the evolution disclaimer was clearly religious in character.
While disclaimers have always been part of the background scenery that accompanies the profession, they have been hurled into the forefront of the online media credit industry where executives have recently been faced with challenges presented by a change in the disclaimer of a large advertising agency.
In order to avoid this interpretation, many employers include a handbook disclaimer that disavows contractual intent.
Irishman William Donohue, who is president of influential Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, is demanding director Ron Howard carries a disclaimer with his film.