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English definition of “negate”

negate

verb [T]    /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.
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