Definition of 'negate'
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Its apparent monastic monumentality is negated by cheap materials. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)In doing that it effectively negated liberty as well. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Does the power surge from flicking a switch on or off negate the energy saved? Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'negate'
British English: negate VERB
If one thing negates another, it causes that other thing to lose the effect or value that it had.
These weaknesses negated his otherwise progressive attitude towards the staff.
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