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rĕpŭdĭo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. repudium, t. t.
A. Of persons married or betrothed, to cast off, put away, divorce, repudiate (cf. reicio): “sponsas admodum adulescens duas habuit ... priorem ... virginem adhuc repudiavit,Suet. Claud. 26: “uxorem,id. Caes. 79; so id. Tib. 35 fin.: “Liviam repudiatam relegavit,id. Calig. 25: “ob hoc repudiatus,id. Gram. 3; Quint. 4, 2, 98; 8, 5, 31: “si repudiatur miles, mulier mecum perit,Plaut. Truc. 4, 1, 8; cf.: “repudiatus repetor,Ter. And. 1, 5, 14: “sponsum,Suet. Caes. 21; id. Gram. 3: “(mulier marito) amatorium dedit, repudiavit,Quint. 7, 8, 2: “repudiari etiam futurum matrimonium potest,Dig. 50, 16, 191.—
B. To reject, refuse to accept an inheritance: “si heres bona repudiaverit,Dig. 37, 14, 21 fin.: “fideicommissum,ib. 31, 1, 35: “hereditatem,ib. 31, 1, 77, § 31: “legatum a se,ib. 33, 5, 10: “voluntatem defuncti,ib. 32, 1, 80.—
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