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Meaning of “denial” - Learner’s Dictionary

denial

noun     /dɪˈnaɪəl/
NOT TRUE [C, U]
a statement in which you say that something is not true, or the act of making a statement like this: a denial of his guiltRefusing and rejecting
NOT ALLOWING [U]
not allowing someone to have or do something: the denial of medical treatmentRefusing and rejectingForbidding and banning things
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