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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To oppose, deny, or take a pessimistic or negative view of: They will naysay any policy that raises taxes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of nay-say. A refusal, denial, gainsay, disagreement or negation
  • v. Alternative spelling of nay-say. say no to; deny, disagree, or oppose

Etymologies

From nay +‎ say (Wiktionary)

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