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"Denying" is a form of "deny", a transitive verb which is often translated as "negar". "Contrasting" is an adjective which is often translated as "contrastante". Learn more about the difference between "contrasting" and "denying" below.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. contrastante
The two generations have contrasting attitudes toward technology and its role in our lives.Las dos generaciones tienen actitudes contrastantes frente a la tecnología y el papel de esta en nuestras vidas.
b. opuesto
Two characters from contrasting worlds come together in this intriguing novel.Esta fascinante novela reúne a dos personajes que habitan mundos opuestos.
c. contrastado
It would be good to hear some contrasting arguments so as to get a balanced view.Sería bueno escuchar argumentos contrastados para poder tener una visión equilibrada.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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Contrasting colors give a youthful look to this classically cut skirt.El contraste de colores da un aire juvenil a esta falda de corte clásico.
Use touches of a contrasting color to add interest to the room's decor.Pon toques de un color que contraste para dar interés al decorado de la habitación.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to declare untrue)
a. negar
He couldn't deny the fact that it was he who had broken the computer.No pudo negar que fue él el que rompió la computadora.
b. desmentir (rumor, report)
He would neither confirm nor deny the rumor.No quería ni confirmar ni desmentir el rumor.
2. (to refuse)
a. denegar
He was denied a visa to enter the country.Le denegaron la visa para entrar al país.
3. (to disavow)
a. renegar de
Though they torture me, I shall not deny my faith.Aunque me torturen, no renegaré de mi fe.
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