English to Afrikaans Meaning :: disavow

Disavow :
- loochenenloocheningafkeurenswaardigedisavowingdisavows

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Verb(1) refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with

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(1) the union leaders resisted pressure to disavow picket-line violence(2) Some people cope by denial or disavowal , making open communication less appropriate in the earlier stages.(3) So, while not disavowing the memo should your Democratic staff on the select committee be taking that as a straightforward admonition?(4) Perhaps unsurprisingly, then, its advocates are now increasingly disavowing any intention of adding intelligent design to science curricula.(5) But it isn't just the hard right that's disavowing Wilson.(6) Michael, is this in your judgment, even though there have been disavowals , that there would be any interest on the part of the major parties in making this a religion government?(7) The child copes by disavowing her earlier German-Jewish identity by becoming English and changing her name to Evelyn.(8) In the election of 1920, the nation chose to elevate Warren G. Harding and his gang of crooked friends to power, disavowing Wilson, the League, and the Treaty of Versailles.(9) The mainstream Mormon church has disavowed it.(10) The keyhole supposedly provides a kind of voyeuristic pleasure in observing while being unobserved, but this pleasure is predicated on disavowing the possibility that the object of spectatorship is aware of your gaze.(11) As an artist, he has knowingly signed forged drawings and disavows responsibility for his sometimes salacious subject matter.(12) The bottom line: both ABC News and the Washington Post are now disavowing any claim that the alleged ÔÇÿtalking points memoÔÇÖ was authored by a Republican, let alone that it was some kind of official Republican strategy memo.(13) In light of my research into the Reagan administration's democracy promotion policies, I have long been concerned that conservatives would pay lip service to democratization while disavowing it in practice.(14) Murray isn't really backing off; she says that her remarks were ÔÇÿoff the cuff,ÔÇÖ but hasn't disavowed them.(15) Such disavowals always remind me of Henry Kissinger's line that when a state denies it intends to take a course of action, it is signalling to others that it has the capacity to take such action if it wishes.(16) What's more, Clark added, ÔÇÿthe administration's never disavowed this intent.ÔÇÖ
1. deny ::
2. disclaim ::
3. disown ::
4. wash one's hands of ::
was 'n mens se hande van
5. repudiate ::
6. reject ::
7. renounce ::
1. acknowledge ::
2. admit ::
3. allow ::
4. avow ::
5. concede ::
6. confirm ::
7. own ::
Different Forms
disavow, disavowal, disavowals, disavowed, disavowing, disavows
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