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- n. the act of recanting or something recanted
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one; that which is thus asserted in contradiction; retraction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of recanting; retraction; especially, solemn renunciation or abjuration of a doctrine or religious system previously maintained, with acknowledgment that it is erroneous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
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