The denial, refusal, or rejection of a right, power, or responsibility.
A disclaimer is a defensive measure, used generally with the purpose of protection from unwanted claims or liability. A restaurant may disclaim responsibility for loss or damage to a customer's personal property, or a disclaimer clause in a contract might set forth certain promises and deny all other promises or responsibilities.
A disclaimer of warranty, which is provided for in the uniform commercial code, limits a warranty in the sale of goods. It may be general or specific in its terms.
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dis·claim·er / disˈklāmər/ • n. a statement that denies something, esp. responsibility: the novel carries the usual disclaimer about the characters bearing no relation to living persons. ∎ Law an act of repudiating another's claim or renouncing one's own.
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