Synonyms for disallowance

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Owing to the disallowance of the Oaths Bill there was no report from the committee.

The disallowance is published in Victoria on the 1st of May.

As to the disallowance of Colonial bills, see pp. 202-5, ante.

Then this statute was passed last year, of which we are now asking the disallowance, and I am going to speak of that briefly.

The Two-penny Act was good and essential, and its disallowance was a breach of the contract.

They however addressed their governor to obtain, if possible, a disallowance of the exactions of Wilmot.

The Governor-General and the Crown to have also power of assent, reservation or disallowance.

Before he left Canada he proclaimed the act of indemnity, and notified her majesty's disallowance of the ordinance.

In Crown Colonies the allowance or disallowance of any Law is generally signified by despatch.

The supposed grounds for disallowance are in reality only marks of inferiority.

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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