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verb [transitive] formal gainsay pronunciation in British English /ˌɡeɪnˈseɪ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegainsaying
past tensegainsaid
past participlegainsaid
  1. to say that someone is wrong or that something is not true

    You may not have liked her, but no one could gainsay her determination.

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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