Example sentences for: deny

How can you use “deny” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "We have lost East Timor, and nothing we do now can deny East Timorese their well-deserved independence.

  • On the continent, last week's decision by the British Law Lords to deny Pinochet immunity from extradition to Spain was heralded as one of major international importance.

  • U.S. 66, 78 (1975) (internal quotation marks omitted): (1) whether"the plaintiff [is] one of the class for whose especial benefit the statute was enacted"; (2) whether "there [is] any indication of legislative intent, explicit or implicit, either to create such a remedy or to deny one"; (3) whether "it [is] consistent with the underlying purposes of the legislative scheme to imply such a remedy"; and (4) whether "the cause of action [is] one traditionally relegated to state law, in an area basically the concern of the States, so that it would be inappropriate to infer a cause of action based solely on federal law."

  • Only by pulverizing Iraq could the United States deny Saddam these diplomatic victories and preserve the United Nations' power to police rogue nations in the future.

  • Given the nationalist background of our sentiments of equality, one could readily have formulated the clause: “No state shall deny to any American citizen within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”


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