[ verb ] cast off or disown
: "She renounced her husband" "The parents repudiated their son"
Used in print(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
Those in power tend to procrastinate and even to repudiate the electoral process .
[ verb ] refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid
"The woman repudiated the divorce settlement"
Used in print(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
In the light of these circumstances , as_well as the fact that the issue at trial in this respect centered entirely on the Department 's recommendation , which petitioner repudiated but which both the appeal board and the courts below found supported by the record , we find no relevancy in the hearing_officer 's report and notes .