Definition of deniability
: the ability to deny something especially on the basis of being officially uninformed
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This provides a measure of plausible deniability for actions that the Kremlin does not want to be linked to publicly.
That could give him significant diplomatic flexibility or deniability if June 1 goes by with mere silence from the White House.
Still, nicotine’s origin gives manufacturers some plausible deniability—if not legally, certainly as a marketing tactic.
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