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denegation

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noun den·e·ga·tion \ˌde-ni-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of denegation

  1. :  denial



Examples of denegation

  1. <this recent flip-flop is merely the latest in a series of denegations by the governor of previously held positions>



Origin of denegation

Middle French or Latin; Middle French denegation, from Latin denegation-, denegatio, from denegare to deny — more at deny


First Known Use: 15th century


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