denied denied  /dɪ ˈnaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) declare untrue; contradict
  2. (v) refuse to accept or believe
  3. (v) refuse to grant, as of a petition or request
  4. (v) refuse to let have
  5. (v) deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure
  6. (v) deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
  7. (v) refuse to recognize or acknowledge

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  1. In 2006 while running for governor, she said she would support a ballot initiative that denied benefits to same-sex couples, but her first veto as governor shot down such a bill.
  2. As they listened to the June 12 proceedings, they heard that they had been denied an opportunity for speedy compensation for their illnesses and medical bills.
  3. As a result, the bureau denied the Burkes' application.

News

  1. Parole denied for 32nd time for 1970 murder

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A man convicted in a 1970 fatal shooting in Rockford is having his parole request denied — for the 32nd time. The Rockford Register Star reports ( http://bit.ly/1bvxfy9 ) that the Illinois Prisoner Review Board narrowly rejected Calvin Madison's latest efforts to be released from prison by a 5-6 vote. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  2. Bail denied for father accused of abandoning child

    A judge denied bail Tuesday for a Georgia father accused of abandoning his 4-year-old daughter in Anderson.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  3. Bail denied for 1 of 4 charged in 1999 slaying

    A judge denied bail today for a 30-year-old Chicago man accused of fatally shooting a man in 1999 after kidnapping him from a Broadveiw electronics store and holding him for ransom, authorities said.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

Quotes

  1. "By the time I'm finished speaking tonight, more Americans will have lost their health insurance," Obama said. "Patients will be denied the care they need. ...... I will not walk away from these Americans. And neither should the people in...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

  2. Bush said Saddam received a fair trial - "the kind of justice he denied the victims of his brutal regime."
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Then on March 19th there was the pope's letter to the Catholics of Ireland where, addressing the bishops directly, he said: "It cannot be denied that some of you and your predecessors failed, at times grievously, to apply the long-established norms...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Irish Times

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