Significado de “deny” - Diccionario inglés

deny en inglés británico

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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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(Definición de deny de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

deny en 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/

(Definición de deny de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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