disallow








verb (used with object)

  1. to refuse to allow; reject; veto: to disallow a claim for compensation.
  2. to refuse to admit the truth or validity of: to disallow the veracity of a report.

verb (tr)

  1. to reject as untrue or invalid
  2. to cancel
v.

late 14c., “to refuse to praise,” from Old French desalouer “to blame,” from des- (see dis-) + alouer (see allow); meaning “to reject” is from 1550s. Related: Disallowed; disallowing; disallowance.

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