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denegation

denegation

noun den·e·ga·tion \ˌde-ni-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of DENEGATION

:  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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