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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·al·low /ˌdɪsəˈlaʊ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·al·low v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disallowed p. pr. & vb. n. Disallowing.]  To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject; as, the judge disallowed the executor's charge.
    To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God.   --1 Pet. ii. 4.
    That the edicts of Cæsar we may at all times disallow, but the statutes of God for no reason we may reject.   --Milton.
 Note:This verb was sometimes followed by of; as, “What follows, if we disallow of this?” --Shak. See Allow.
 Syn: -- To disapprove; prohibit; censure; reject.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night";
          "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: forbid,
           prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto] [ant: permit,