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denied

adjective

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denied

verb
past tense of deny

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2 to be unwilling to grant
  • the director denied access to the top secret files to all but those with a need to know

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3 to refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as one's responsibility
  • in a futile attempt to get out of the contract, he even denied his own signature

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“Denied.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/denied. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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