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de·ni·a·ble

 (dĭ-nī′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to contradict or declare untrue: deniable accusations.
2. Being such that plausible disavowal or disclaimer is possible: "Covert action was deniable; a Pentagon program would not be" (Bob Woodward).

de·ni′a·bil′i·ty n.
de·ni′a·bly adv.

deniable

(dɪˈnaɪəbəl)
adj
able to be denied; questionable
deˈniably adv

de•ni•a•ble

(dɪˈnaɪ ə bəl)

adj.
capable of being or liable to be denied or contradicted.
[1540–50]
de•ni`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deniable - capable of being denied or contradicted
undeniable - not possible to deny
Translations

deniable

adjbestreitbar

deniable

[dɪˈnaɪəbl] adjnegabile
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8) The outcome of this calculation: a two-pronged retaliation, first overtly targeting the Israeli heartland, and second more deniably targeting Israeli and Jewish interests abroad.
Hezbollah possesses the technological and military means to inflict various degrees of pain openly or deniably.
Gowon provided a non-Caliphate and gentlemanly facade behind which field commanders could deniably commit genocide with impunity as directed by Caliphate policy.