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dis- +‎ affirmance


disaffirmance (countable and uncountable, plural disaffirmances)

  1. (law) The act of disaffirming; denial.
  2. (law) Overthrow or annulment by the decision of a superior tribunal.
    disaffirmance of judgement

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for disaffirmance in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)