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deny

verb [T] (CLAIM TO BE NOT TRUE)   /dɪˈnɑɪ/
to say that something is not true: The governor denied reports that he will resign. [+ that clause] She has denied that she plans to run for mayor. deniable  /dɪˈnɑɪ·ə·bəl/ adjective
(Definition of deny verb (CLAIM TO BE NOT TRUE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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