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negation

noun

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1 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement
  • issued specific negations of all of the charges against her

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The first known use of negation was in the 15th century

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“Negation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/negation. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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