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NEGATION. Denial. Two negations are construed to mean one affirmation. Dig. 50, 16, 137.

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Because self-consciousness needs to see desire in the other, it needs the other to negate its own objectivity (i.e.
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Jury nullification is the process by which a jury can negate laws it views unreasonable or unjust.
in all government departments in order to negate political interference.
Deputy secretary Roomana Kakar said in her reply that the different allegations levelled against her are negate each other.
"If a man wants to negate fathering a child, he must swear four times before the Court that the baby is not his offspring, and must do so within seven days of knowing about the birth.
While you may not get the work experience you are looking for every time, a superior attitude in a candidate can often be more important and negate other "deficiencies."
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"Evil deeds done by some must never negate the good work done by others," she said.
This is not to negate the value of The Quiet Hand of God, which offers an impressive, unique collection of articles on one of the more significant forms of religious organization in the United States today.
The declaration also brings a newly significant environmental issue to the international development table--how large-scale human conflicts severely impact the natural environment and human health in the regions where they occur, and how they negate or reverse environmental progress that may have been made.