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denegation

[ den-i-gey-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɛn ɪˈgeɪ ʃən /
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noun

denial; contradiction.

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Origin of denegation

First recorded in 1480–90, denegation is from the Late Latin word dēnegātiōn- (stem of dēnegātiō). See de-, negation
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British Dictionary definitions for denegation

denegation
/ (ˌdɛnɪˈɡeɪʃən) /

noun

a denial, contradiction, or refusal

Word Origin for denegation

C17: from Late Latin dēnegātiō, from Latin dēnegāre to deny, refuse, from negāre to deny
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