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negate

verb [T] uk   us   /nɪˈɡeɪt/ formal
to cause something to have no effect: The increase in our profits has been negated by the rising costs of running the business.
negation
noun [U] uk   us   /-ˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
Grammar
Translations of “negate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使無效,取消…
in Russian сводить на нет…
in Turkish geçersiz kılmak, boşa çıkarmak, etkisiz kılmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使无效,取消…
in Polish przekreślać, negować…
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