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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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Akin to an affirmation of the priesthood of all believers, the rejection of creedalism repudiates any attempt to impose a secondhand faith.
His statement repudiates explicitly and implicitly the official Magisterium of the Catholic Church regarding sexuality.
Gates's treatise on Wheatley, which stems from his 2002 Jefferson Lecture, also soundly repudiates Thomas Jefferson's hostile indictment of her creativity and his notion that black Americans were not "capable of tracing or comprehending the investigations of Euclid.
409, applauded House passage of the resolution, which repudiates the recent anti-Semitic sentiments expressed by Dr.
Could it be that these churches, the cultural products of the modern era with its respect for knowledge, rationality and history are now floundering on the rocks of postmodernity which repudiates objective truth, authority and history while the traditions named by McGrath either predate modernity or counter it.
In the same way: although I wholeheartedly agree with those feminists who criticize the patriarchal quality of traditional liturgy--so much so that, if there were ever any justification for "walking out" as a prophetic act, then I accept that this would be it--nevertheless, I also agree with Angela West, who, in her book Deadly Innocence, repudiates that option on the grounds that after all it renders prophecy too easy; and that it allows the proper challenge behind the protest to be too easily evaded by those left behind.
A letter with Chemerinsky on the letterhead was received by the Police Commission Monday, threatening action unless it withdraws and repudiates criticism of Mader leveled by Commission Executive Director Joe Gunn.
To this end, for instance, Shakespeare repudiates the solipsistic, non-dialectical discourse of Petrarchan lovers while celebrating witty, stichomythic exchanges.
The plastic handle and broken, scratched zip down the center of Oli invite an intimacy the painting finally repudiates.
The trustee will draw on the CLOC only if Sovereign Bank fails to honor a draw on its LOC or repudiates its LOC.
Michael's Institute for the Psychological Sciences in New York, he repudiates the notion that there is a fundamental conflict between psychology and religion.
This country's founding vision of a society that repudiates bigotry and aspires to fairness remains the American ideal.
Mar/02) and fecundity: it repudiates the ordering of goods which God intended and ordained in creation.
Frankly, until Richard Alarcon repudiates the race-baiting that Richard Polanco did on his behalf, I don't know if we have much to talk about,'' Katz said.
The trustee will draw on the CLOC only if the Bank of Stockton fails to honor a draw on its LOC or repudiates its LOC.