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negateverb [T]

uk   /nɪˈɡeɪt/  us   /nɪˈɡeɪt/ formal
negation
noun [U] uk   /nɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /nɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
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(Definition of negate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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negateverb [T]

 us   /nɪˈɡeɪt, ˈneɡ·eɪt/
to show something to be wrong or to be the opposite of what was thought, or to cause something to have no effect: The increase in sales was negated by the rising cost of materials.
(Definition of negate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “negate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使无效,取消…
in Turkish geçersiz kılmak, boşa çıkarmak, etkisiz kılmak…
in Russian сводить на нет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使無效,取消…
in Polish przekreślać, negować…
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