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Significado de “deny” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "deny" - Diccionario Inglés

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denyverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈnaɪ/ us   /dɪˈnaɪ/
  • deny verb [T] (NOT TRUE)

B2 to say that something is not true: He will not confirm or deny the allegations. [+ that] Neil denies that he broke the window, but I'm sure he did. [+ -ing verb] Neil denies breaking the window.
there's no denying
it is true: There's no denying that this has been a difficult year for the company.

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  • deny verb [T] (REFUSE)

B2 to not allow someone to have or do something: Her request for time off work was denied. No one should be denied a good education./A good education should be denied to no one. [+ two objects] The goalkeeper denied him his third goal. I was denied the opportunity of learning French at school.

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  • deny verb [T] (NOT ADMIT)

to not admit that you have knowledge, responsibility, feelings, etc.: He denied all responsibility for the rumours which have been circulating. Even under torture, he refused to deny his beliefs/faith.
deny yourself
to not allow yourself to have or do things: Many parents deny themselves so that their children can have the best.
formal to refuse to admit that you have any connection with something or someone: She has denied her family and refuses to have any contact with them.

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(Definition of deny from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "deny" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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denyverb [T]

us   /dɪˈnɑɪ/
  • deny verb [T] (CLAIM TO BE NOT TRUE)

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.
  • deny verb [T] (REFUSE)

to refuse to permit or allow someone to do something: She denied herself the things that would make her happy.
  • deny verb [T] (NOT ADMIT)

to fail to admit that you have knowledge, responsibility, or feelings: He denied knowing about the plan.
deniable
adjective /dɪˈnɑɪ·ə·bəl/
(Definition of deny from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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