In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of accusation, fact)to issue a denial of sth — desmentir algo
- he issued a written denial — dio un mentís / lo desmintió por escrito
- his denial was pointless as we had proof — era absurdo que lo negara ya que teníamos pruebas
2(of request, rights)denegación femininea denial of justice — una denegación de justicia
- Thus the ‘treatment’ in question was the refusal of support combined with the denial of the right to work.
- The outcome, as mentioned in Jessica Johnston's article, was denial of access to the requested documents.
- On Friday his lawyer attended a court hearing, and there will be a ruling tomorrow on his request to insert his personal denial into the pages of the book.
- He asserted that his denial in the pre-trial answers to the Defendants' request for information of any association with the alliance was true.
- Of course, the reality is that white communities were never faced with the systematic denial of bank loans and insurance necessary to build a middle class life in a community.
- Another obstacle to alcohol screening is concern about denial of insurance coverage if screening information appears in a patient's record.
- Since I have sworn, as have they, to uphold and defend that Covenant, I must respectfully concur in the denial of the request.
- The report says the board's panel was clear that the mere denial of guilt could not, of itself, justify refusal of a progressive move through the system, including eventual release.
- Delay in getting people their unemployment and the health insurance coverage they need while they're unemployed is denial.
- When denial resulted in a patient's refusal to develop these skills, we had to intervene.
- Forty-eight percent of those with health insurance experience problems with their plans - denial or delay of service being the most frequent.
- Then come the Insurance companies with their denial of the rightful dues to assurers.
- The denial of her desire, and thus the denial of her voice, generates the type of silence that we so often find is the seed for oppression.
- What is unnatural is the denial to me of the potential to fulfill those desires.
3(repudiation)negación femininerechazo masculineto be in denial — negarse a / ser incapaz de aceptar la realidad
- climate-change denial — el negacionismo del cambio climático
4(abstinence)renuncia feminineabnegación feminine
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