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: to disavow or reject an obligation (as a debt) or duty (as performance under a contract)
: to indicate an inability or unwillingness to perform as promised under (a contract)
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.