[ri-pyoo-dee-ey-shuh n] /rɪˌpyu diˈeɪ ʃən/
the act of .
the state of being .
refusal, as by a state or municipality, to pay a lawful debt.
1540s, “divorce” (of a woman by a man), from Latin repudiationem (nominative repudiatio) “a rejection, refusal,” noun of action from past participle stem of repudiare (see repudiate). Meaning “action of disowning” is from 1840s.
[rep-yuh-tuh-buh l] /ˈrɛp yə tə bəl/ adjective 1. held in good ; honorable; respectable; estimable: a reputable organization. 2. considered to be good or acceptable usage; standard: reputable speech. /ˈrɛpjʊtəbəl/ adjective 1. having a good reputation; honoured, trustworthy, or respectable 2. (of words) acceptable as good usage; standard adj. 1610s, from repute + -able. Meaning […]
[ri-kwahyuh r-muh nt] /rɪˈkwaɪər mənt/ noun 1. that which is ; a thing demanded or obligatory: One of the requirements of the job is accuracy. 2. an act or instance of . 3. a need or necessity: to meet the requirements of daily life. /rɪˈkwaɪəmənt/ noun 1. something demanded or imposed as an obligation: Latin […]
[rek-wuh-zit] /ˈrɛk wə zɪt/ adjective 1. or necessary for a particular purpose, position, etc.; indispensable: the requisite skills of an engineer. noun 2. something requisite; a necessary quality, thing, etc. /ˈrɛkwɪzɪt/ adjective 1. absolutely essential; indispensable noun 2. something indispensable; necessity adjective required, necessary; indispensable noun something required, necessary, or indispensable Word Origin Latin requirere […]
[ri-zurv] /rɪˈzɜrv/ verb (used with object), reserved, reserving. 1. to keep back or save for future use, disposal, treatment, etc. 2. to retain or secure by express stipulation. 3. to set apart for a particular use, purpose, service, etc.: ground reserved for gardening. 4. to keep for oneself. 5. to retain (the original color) of […]