[ dey-mahn-tee; French dey-mahn-tee ]
/ deɪˈmɑn ti; French deɪ mɑ̃ˈti /
noun, plural dé·men·tis [dey-mahn-teez; French dey-mahn-tee]. /deɪˈmɑn tiz; French deɪ mɑ̃ˈti/.
an official denial by a government of actions, aims, etc., ascribed to it.
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Origin of démenti
1585–95; <French: literally, contradiction, past participle of démentir to deny, Old French desmentir, equivalent to des-dis-1 + mentir to lie <Latin mentīrī
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