La palabra del día: Denegar

Verb. Not granting what is asked or requested. E.g.: Gobierno denegó permiso de trabajo a periodista estadounidense de medio digital El Faro: Government denied work permit to US journalist from online newspaper El Faro.
The noun is la denegación. As you can see, denegar derives from negar: to deny, reject. In this case the noun is la negación. Both adjectives are denegable and negable. What is the main difference between negar and denegar? The actor of the verb denegar is an authority, and what is being denied is something which is in the power of that authority to concede. dc

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