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Meaning of “deny” - Learner’s Dictionary

deny

verb [T]     /dɪˈnaɪ/
NOT TRUE B2 to say that something is not true, especially something that you are accused of: She denies any involvement in the attack. [+ (that)] He never denied that he said those things. [+ doing sth] He denies murdering his father.Refusing and rejecting
NOT ALLOW B2 to not allow someone to have or do something: [often passive] These children are being denied access to education.Forbidding and banning things
(Definition of deny from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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