Deny

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Definition

to deny: to contradict; to dispute, to negate, to oppose; to refute
verb
You can't deny the fact that we work hard. It's true and you can't refute this fact.

to deny (someone their rights): to deprive (someone of their rights)
verb

Examples

  • "He denied us our right to march in the May Day protest, so we're denying him his right to leave the office for the weekend."
  • "Danica : I can neither confirm nor deny that I would like a cheesecake with extra whipped cream and a cup of coffee."
  • "Horatio : Would you deny my tse-tse flies, Icarus?"
  • "He denied us our right to march in the May Day protest, so we're denying him his right to leave the office for the weekend."
  • "For legal purposes, we deny everything."
  • "And in Bolivia, you may even be denied access to your salary if you don't vote in an election!"

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