Definition of 'deny'
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The disabled and seriously ill are denied access to the extra care these benefits allow. The Sun (2016)The jealous husband denied plotting arson but was found guilty by a jury. The Sun (2016)Two other soldiers have been charged but deny any offence. The Sun (2016)Human rights groups point out that she has been denied access to a lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government swiftly denied this but news footage of fighting outside banks has not helped to allay public fears. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Russian officials have denied government involvement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than a third have not been given a formal diagnosis, denying them access to support. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Berlin, meanwhile, has also denied it is plotting a rescue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet to deny the critics access for weeks and weeks still seems questionable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Four other people have admitted being part of the plot while three deny involvement. The Sun (2012)He denies the charges and the trial continues. The Sun (2016)The government hastily denied any part in it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Women have been systematically denied access to resources and thus to power. Critical Social Research (1990)Both men and a pal deny the plot. The Sun (2006)He denies false imprisonment and a threat to kill. The Sun (2012)The government has strongly denied that he was an agent or that it had paid him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was denied access to the executive dining room. Christianity Today (2000)He admits the killings but denies terror charges. The Sun (2012)He also denied a false trades description. The Sun (2006)He also denied working with government forces. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All the men deny the charges against them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By refusing to increase indirect taxation it could deny the imperial government the money it needed. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)All of the defendants deny the fraud charges. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Government spokesmen denied that her presence had any political significance but it sparked furious criticism from the opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The agency also claims that it denies access to companies that have breached the industry code on parking enforcement. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All the defendants deny false imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had denied false accounting but changed his not guilty plea three days into a three-week trial. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'deny'
British English: deny /dɪˈnaɪ/ VERB
If you deny something, you say that it is not true.
She denied both accusations.
- American English: deny
- Arabic: يُنْكِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: negar
- Chinese: 否认
- Croatian: nijekati
- Czech: popřít
- Danish: nægte
- Dutch: ontkennen
- European Spanish: negar
- Finnish: kieltää vastata kieltävästi
- French: nier
- German: bestreiten
- Greek: διαψεύδω
- Italian: negare
- Japanese: 否定する
- Korean: 부정하다 부정적
- Norwegian: nekte
- Polish: zaprzeczyć
- European Portuguese: negar
- Romanian: a nega
- Russian: отрицать
- Spanish: negar
- Swedish: förneka
- Thai: ปฏิเสธ
- Turkish: inkar etmek
- Ukrainian: заперечувати
- Vietnamese: phủ nhận
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