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

 re·pu·di·ate /rɪˈpjudiˌet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pu·di·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repudiated p. pr. & vb. n. Repudiating.]
 1. To cast off; to disavow; to have nothing to do with; to renounce; to reject.
    Servitude is to be repudiated with greater care.   --Prynne.
 2. To divorce, put away, or discard, as a wife, or a woman one has promised to marry.
    His separation from Terentis, whom he repudiated not long afterward.   --Bolingbroke.
 3. To refuse to acknowledge or to pay; to disclaim; as, the State has repudiated its debts.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cast off or disown; "She renounced her husband"; "The
           parents repudiated their son" [syn: renounce]
      2: refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid; "The
         woman repudiated the divorce settlement"
      3: refuse to recognize or pay; "repudiate a debt"
      4: reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the