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*Fr.: négation*
1) The act of denying; → *denial*.
2) The absence or → *opposite* of something that is actual,
positive, or affirmative.
3) A → *negative* statement, idea, doctrine; a contradiction,
refutation, or rebuttal.
4) *Logic*: If *p* is a → *proposition*, then the statement
"not *p*," denoted ¬ *p*, is the negation or opposite of *p*. If
*p* is "It is sunny," then ¬ *p* is "It is not sunny." If *p*
is → *true*, then ¬ *p* is → *false*,
and vice versa. Verbal noun of → *negate*. |