disallow meaning

[ 'disə'lau, dis- ] Pronunciation:   "disallow" in a sentence
Verb: disallow  `disu'law
  1. Command against
    - forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, nix [N. Amer]

Derived forms: disallowed, disallowing, disallows

Type of: command, require

Antonym: allow

verb [+ obj]

to officially refuse to accept sth or give permission for sth:

Their claim for a tax deduction was disallowed.

The Commission disallowed the merger because it might hurt the consumer.


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