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to refuse to recognize or acknowledge

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refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid

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refuse to recognize or pay

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reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust

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State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said, "The language that we've seen is deeply offensive," adding "we think that these comments should be repudiated, and they should be repudiated firmly.
Turkey has decided to ignore threats of an attack made by a senior Pasdar officer after the Iranian Foreign Ministry officially repudiated the general's remarks.
As we have stated repeatedly in the past, the American Muslim community firmly repudiated Anwar al-Awlaki's incitement to violence, which occurred after he left the United States.
According to the details of claims, New Jubilee Insurance Company has only made payment under the Terrorism Insurance Policy while liability for payment under the other policies has been repudiated by New Jubilee Insurance Company Limited.
Washington -- Republican nominee John McCain has categorically rejected and repudiated any anti-Catholic statements made by televangelist John Hagee who had formally endorsed McCain.
Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey recently repudiated the movement, denouncing "Dobson and his gang of thugs" as "real nasty bullies.
Quinlan Terry has ploughed a lonely architectural furrow in an era during which the West largely repudiated its history in favour of spiritual emptiness, pseudo-sentimental supposedly 'caring' attitudes, vulgarity, and self-advertisement.
The odds of such a reversal at Wave 2 were elevated among adolescents who had initiated intercourse between interviews and among those who repudiated born again Christianity in the second interview.
As Goldwater repudiated Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, so Santorum repudiates Goldwater and Ronald Reagan.
WITH the re-hiring of Lydia Kennard to head Los Angeles World Airports, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has, with a single action, repudiated his predecessor's grandiose scheme to massively expand Los Angeles International Airport.
But he urged members of his diocese to remember that, "No priest or lay person has been asked to act against their conscience in matters of faith, that all attempts at reconciliation by the diocese have been repudiated, and that the clergy and laity involved have voluntarily withdrawn themselves from the Anglican Church of Canada,"
That night, having effected a cure, the alluring Eva is discovered in delecto flagrante with the young prodigal and promptly repudiated by the elders.
The following week a less complimentary piece in the New York Times Magazine reported that Gibson belonged to a traditionalist Catholic church that rejected Vatican II, the council that repudiated the long-standing libel that Jews are "Christ-killers" and guilty of deicide.
I had already written about the history of homosexuality in America, and I knew the intensity of persecution directed not only at Communists and fellow travelers during the McCarthy era [as a young man, Rustin had joined, then repudiated, the Communist Party] but at sexual nonconformists as well.