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In each and every case Congress reserved the right to disallow these laws.

Had ancient times conspired to disallow What then was new, what had been ancient now?

Those we took from the cities have been awarded; we cannot disallow the awards that have been made already.

He prohibits unions which the Word of God does not disallow.

Now if you admit this, you disallow the Protagorean doctrine.

I was opposed to this project, and besought the Viceroy to disallow it.

If the Council insisted on passing it, he might affix his signature but advise the King to disallow it.

It is the express purpose of his doctrine to disallow the absolutely true and the absolutely false.

They say it's cruel to disallow writing and visitors; but that's foolish, for what are writing and company but waste of time?

They wear the thread, disallow liquor-drinking, flesh-eating, and widow remarriage.

WORD ORIGIN

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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