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ri pyooh dee ay shuhn

  • n  rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid
    Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated
  • n  refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities)
    the repudiation of the debt by the city
  • n  the exposure of falseness or pretensions

  • Clinton campaign repudiation: Senator Clinton is out every day talking about the issues that matter to the American people.
  • There was evidence that Obama's victory was also a repudiation of the brand of hard-knuckled politics that both Clintons had brought to the South Carolina contest.
  • And that repudiation is sure to fuel the growing number of challenges in American courts from the detainees at Guantanamo whom al-Qahtani fingered.
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  • Iranians revel as new president hails 'victory of moderation'
    By Zahra Hosseinian DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians celebrated into Sunday after moderate Hassan Rohani was elected president in a popular repudiation of conservative hardliners, and he pledged a new tone of respect in Tehran's international affairs after years of increasing antagonism. Rohani, a Shi'ite cleric and former chief nuclear negotiator with Western powers, received a resounding mandate for ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Moderate cleric captures presidency in Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran - In a striking repudiation of the ultraconservatives who wield power in Iran, voters here overwhelmingly elected a mild-mannered cleric who advocates greater personal freedoms and a more conciliatory approach to the world.
    June 16, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • The Bear has Growled for These Commodities ETFs
    Nearly six full months into 2013, it is fair to say that one of the more prominent themes among ETFs has been the repudiation of commodities ETFs and ETNs. And that does not just apply to gold funds such ...
    June 11, 2013 - ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  • Tom Lantos in Forbes
    Any decision to convene parliament will be a clear repudiation of the Memorandum of Understanding, and an indication beyond reasonable doubt of ZANU-PF's unwillingness to continue to be part of the talks. In short convening parliament decapitates... Tendai Biti Reuters Aug 20, 2008 82902 110512 repudiation The level of cruelty involved in exploiting animals to the point that 60 malnourished and injured dogs were removed from Mr. Vick's property is mind boggling," Lantos said. "I will view anything less than the strongest repudiation of Mr....
  • Paul Weyrich in New York Times
    Paul Weyrich, a founder of the modern conservative movement, said: "Unless he comes out with an abject repudiation of this, I think it makes him out to be a hypocrite. And if he totally repudiates this, you have to ask, on what grounds?"

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