Definición de deny en inglés:


Saltos de línea: deny
Pronunciación: /dɪˈnʌɪ

verbo (denies, denying, denied)

  • 2 [with two objects] Refuse to give (something requested or desired) to (someone): the inquiry was denied access to intelligence sources
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    • O'Neill was denied that unexpected luxury by circumstances outwith his control.
    • He said: ‘There are a number of people who would love to rent private or council property and they are being denied that right.’
    • In summary, specialty toy stores cannot compete on prices, so they will agree to deny the product to their discount rivals.
    refuse, turn down, reject, rebuff, repulse, decline, veto, dismiss
    informal knock back, give the thumbs down to, give the red light to, give the brush-off to
  • 2.1 (deny oneself) Refuse to let oneself have something that one desires: he had denied himself sexually for years
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    • As you might imagine, they've shown remarkable restraint in that regard, refusing to deny themselves a raise for five straight years.
    • It's a decision to deny ourselves the thoughts, desires, and actions that feed the old life within us.
    • We're the ones who are denying ourselves health care coverage by refusing to pay taxes.
  • 2.2 [with object] archaic Refuse access to (someone): the servants are ordered to deny him


Middle English: from Old French deni-, stressed stem of deneier, from Latin denegare, from de- 'formally' + negare 'say no'.

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