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tr.v. dis·proved, dis·prov·ing, dis·proves
To prove to be false, invalid, or in error; refute.

[Middle English disproven, from Old French desprover : des-, dis- + prover, to prove; see prove.]

dis·prov′a·ble adj.
dis·prov′al n.
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This makes a mockery of our political fraternity, and the Opposition's strong disproval points to disunity among members during a time when we cannot afford to be divisive.
The students, who are not happy with the action taken by the Vice Chancellor, embarked upon a demonstration on campus yesterday to register their disproval.
5, 2018), https://www.denverpost.com/2018/03/05/senate-ease-dodd-frank-bank-rules/ (quoting Senator Elizabeth Warren's disproval of raising the threshold amount to this amount).
Parents of Latino children also describe poor comprehension when communicating with healthcare providers and an overall greater disproval with the care they receive (Steinberg et al., 2016).
MIA's correspondent from Athens cites the paper as saying that "the referendum on 30 September in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia for approval (or disproval) of the Prespa Agreement is awaited with two basic scenarios".
It also advocated that the Secretary-General take a more consistent line in public responses, recommending a "clear message of disproval" to put pressure on de facto authorities in the country in question and send a signal throughout the UN that there should be no business as usual.
In one scene, where Eli (Ogun) takes tobacco leaves from his pocket for his great grandmother as she sits talking to her husband at his gravesite, Nana smiles as she takes the present and shares with her grandson her deceased husband's disproval. In another scene at the site, we see a baby bassinet made from a grave marker with the date the person attained freedom written on its side.
After the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow, when athletes paraded with a Scottish terrier donning their country's name, local politicians aired their disproval, calling the stunt 'disrespectful'.
(57) Yet, if the treaty provides an exit clause, withdrawal may occur despite international disproval. (58) Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, the presently governing treaty regarding European Union withdrawal, allows a European Union Member State to withdraw so long as the Member State adheres to the provisions of Article 50.
Despite any disproval from a partner or spouse over money, it'll soon blow over.
"Both, the Lebanese President and Prime Minister are keen on a swift agreement on a new electoral law, coupled with their extreme disproval of the 1960 election law," Hajjar told the Voice of Lebanon radio station.