Translation of disavow in Spanish:

disavow

Pronunciation /dɪsəˈvaʊ//ˌdɪsəˈvaʊ/

transitive verb

formal

  • 1

    (deny)
    he disavowed all knowledge of the matter negó tener conocimiento del asunto
    • she disavowed any connection with the terrorists negó tener ninguna relación con los terroristas
    • Trans Continental claims a Superior Court judge had approved the contract when it was signed - therefore, it cannot be disavowed now.
    • As an artist, he has knowingly signed forged drawings and disavows responsibility for his sometimes salacious subject matter.
    • The incoming chair has the opportunity to establish a new learning history with these faculty members by disavowing the relevance of the past issues and introducing new, achievable expectations.
    • But it isn't just the hard right that's disavowing Wilson.
    • In the election of 1920, the nation chose to elevate Warren G. Harding and his gang of crooked friends to power, disavowing Wilson, the League, and the Treaty of Versailles.
    • Perhaps unsurprisingly, then, its advocates are now increasingly disavowing any intention of adding intelligent design to science curricula.
    • The least interesting aspect of this article is where it tautologically notes that Blair is disavowing such a connection.
    • Many became ill and suffered permanent symptoms, but the government disavowed responsibility for them because they were civilians.
    • The mainstream Mormon church has disavowed it.
    • In light of my research into the Reagan administration's democracy promotion policies, I have long been concerned that conservatives would pay lip service to democratization while disavowing it in practice.
    • The keyhole supposedly provides a kind of voyeuristic pleasure in observing while being unobserved, but this pleasure is predicated on disavowing the possibility that the object of spectatorship is aware of your gaze.
    • Murray isn't really backing off; she says that her remarks were ‘off the cuff,’ but hasn't disavowed them.
    • I detect a David Lynchian coyness here - Lynch is famous for disavowing any complex or psychologized readings of his work.
    • Unlike many, Bunyan didn't end up disavowing the hippie philosophy.
    • The bottom line: both ABC News and the Washington Post are now disavowing any claim that the alleged ‘talking points memo’ was authored by a Republican, let alone that it was some kind of official Republican strategy memo.
    • Well in that case, Mr Annan, you'd better start by disavowing yourself and your odious organisation.
    • Wilson he was forced to lie and the diocese produces a signed statement disavowing his involvement in the letter.
    • The child copes by disavowing her earlier German-Jewish identity by becoming English and changing her name to Evelyn.
    • So, while not disavowing the memo should your Democratic staff on the select committee be taking that as a straightforward admonition?
    • What's more, Clark added, ‘the administration's never disavowed this intent.’
  • 2

    (disown)
    (children/origins) renegar de