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Refusal

Meanings and phrases

refusal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of refusing
  2. a message refusing to accept something that is offered

refusal to accept

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This can be seen in the refusal to accept any delegates from the National Defence Party (NDP).
  • Barnard College was created in 1889 as a response to the university's refusal to accept women.
  • The other prisoners reacted with aggression to Wallenberg refusal to accept his role as savior.

refusal to allow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is due to the band's dislike of the songs and refusal to allow them to be reissued.
  • The organization also confirmed its refusal to allow Montceau Bourgogne and Roye-Noyon promotion to the fourth division.
  • Southern Pacific Railroad's refusal to allow crossing of their main line tracks prevented construction east of Los Angeles.

first refusal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The owner of the "Bergregal" also had the option of first refusal.
  • Armstrong had a standing agreement to give RCA the right of first refusal to his patents.
  • From 2014 until 2017, the winning country had first refusal on hosting the following contest.

refusal to pay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 52 were killed; the victims, mostly women, were well-to-do civilians caught by the casino owner's refusal to pay for protection.
  • Van Alen's satisfaction at these accomplishments was likely muted by Walter Chrysler's later refusal to pay the balance of his architectural fee.
  • China's refusal to pay an indemnity for the Bắc Lệ ambush led two months later to the outbreak of the Sino-French War (August 1884 – April 1885).
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