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double negativenoun [C]

/ˈdʌb·əl ˈneɡ·ə·t̬ɪv/
the use of two negative words together in a statement that has a negative meaning, as in "I didn't do nothing."
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double negativenoun [C]

uk   /ˌdʌb.əl ˈneɡ.ə.tɪv/ us   /ˌdʌb.əl ˈneɡ.ə.t̬ɪv/
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in Chinese (Simplified) 双重否定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙重否定…
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