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deniability

[ dih-nahy-uh-bil-uh-tee ]
/ dɪˌnaɪ əˈbɪl ə ti /
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noun
the ability to deny something, as knowledge of or connection with an illegal activity.
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Origin of deniability

First recorded in 1970–75; deniable + -ity
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