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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of disallowing; refusal to admit or permit; rejection.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Disapprobation; refusal to admit or sanction; prohibition; rejection.


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