refuse to acknowledge

refuse to acknowledge
index deny (contradict), disaccord, disallow, disavow, ignore, repudiate

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  • disallow — dis·al·low /ˌdi sə lau̇/ vt 1: to deny the truth, force, or validity of disallow ed the deduction disallow a bankruptcy claim 2: to refuse to allow disallow payment of benefits dis·al·low·ance …   Law dictionary

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