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gainsay
American English: /ˌɡeɪnˈseɪ/
British English: /ɡeɪnˈseɪ/

Translation of gainsay in Spanish:

transitive verb past tense & past participle gainsaid Pronunciation: / geɪnˈseɪd /, / geɪnˈsed /

  • [formal] (usually negative)
    (argument/assertion)
    there is no gainsaying the fact that he lied
    es innegable que mintió
    there is no gainsaying her talent
    es innegable or indiscutible que tiene talento
    Example sentences
    • I'm not denying or gainsaying the fact that one could make a case.
    • These revisionists could not of course ultimately gainsay the fact that France was defeated.
    • In an era in which the very power of national governments of reformist pedigree to deliver reforms is under question, Labour gainsays the question.

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