Meaning of démenti in English:

démenti

Pronunciation /deɪˈmɒ̃ti/

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noun

  • An official denial of a published statement.

    ‘The Foreign Office has been forced to inspire a démenti which sounds true even to the most sophisticated ears.’
    • ‘A démenti was issued from the presidential office but the press was not convinced.’

Origin

French, from démentir ‘contradict or accuse of lying’.