denial collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈnaɪəl/

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a statement that something is not true


Adjectives frequently used with denial
strong: categorical, emphatic, strenuous, strong, vehementThe Government has issued a categorical denial of both charges.complete: explicit, flat, outrightThe FBI issued a flat denial of the story.repeated: repeatedThere is now a well-established pattern of partial disclosures after repeated denials.official: government, officialBoth clubs today issued official denials that there has been an approach for the player.
Verbs frequently used with denial
issue, makeA spokesman issued a vehement denial and said the company was in no way linked to the campaign.
 
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