Definition of démenti in English:

démenti

noun

  • An official denial of a published statement.

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

Origin

French, from démentir contradict or accuse of lying.

Pronunciation:

démenti

/deɪˈmɒ̃ti/