- n. 拒绝；否认
rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid;
"Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities);
"the repudiation of the debt by the city"
the exposure of falseness or pretensions;
"the debunking of religion has been too successful"
- Certainly, however, it would be an exaggeration to see the Supreme Court opinions as a repudiation of the doctrines developed earlier by the lower courts in this area.