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Engelsk navneord: denial

1. denial (om kommunikation) the act of refusing to comply (as with a request)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt resulted in a complete denial of his privileges.


Mindre specifikke termerspeech act


Mere specifikke termerabnegation, disavowal, disclaimer, naysaying, negative, refusal

2. denial (om kommunikation) the act of asserting that something alleged is not true


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)disaffirmation


Mindre specifikke termerassertion, asseveration, averment


Mere specifikke termernegation

3. denial (om proces) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts


Mindre specifikke termerdefence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction


Overordnet emneområdepsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology

4. denial (om handling) renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abnegation, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation


Mindre specifikke termerforgoing, forswearing, renunciation, self-sacrifice, selflessness

5. denial (om handling) a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave evidence for the defense.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)defence, defense, demurrer


Mindre specifikke termerdue process, due process of law


Mere specifikke termerentrapment


Omfatter disse overordnede termertrial


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)criminal prosecution, prosecution









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