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tr.v. dis·owned, dis·own·ing, dis·owns
To refuse to acknowledge or accept as one's own; repudiate.
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Noun1.disowning - refusal to acknowledge as one's own
renunciation, repudiation - rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
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The lawyer said he did not write any letter to Mutua's lawyer disowning the affidavits.
The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), being touted as the political face of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah, has begun disowning the faction led by Dr Ashraf Asif Jalali.
Before the Lebanese court could punish her, her family did their part by disowning her since she acted against Islam.
BUNER -- Despite disowning by the KPK Bar Council the District Bar Association's parallel cabinet members with Nowshad Khan took oath of their office on Tuesday.
I'm saying it live now for everyone to hear: I'm disowning you Haifa and I won't let anyone call me her sister.
KANDAHAR, July 21, 2011 (Frontier Star): Disowning text messages sent to media men from the Taliban spokesmens cell phone numbers suggesting that Taliban supreme leader Mulla Muhammad Omar has died, the two purported Taliban spokesmen said their leader was alive and continuing jihad.
The information secretary of PPP, Fauzia Wahab has declared this statement of State minister as highly irresponsible, and strongly disowning it had termed as personal statement of the minister.
Hamas Web sites quote a letter by Sheikh Hassan Yousef disowning the son.