refusal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈfjuːzəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈfyuzəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri fyo̅o̅zəl)


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refusal

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an [adamant, outright, absolute] refusal
  2. the [court's, student's, family's, government's] refusal (to)
  3. a [written, personal, verbal] refusal
  4. her refusal of the [offer, conditions, job, task]
  5. his refusal to eat [dinner, lunch, fish]
  6. the [plea, request] was met with (a) refusal
  7. has first refusal on the [house, property, apartment]
  8. a refusal to [go, help, drive, leave, accept, pay]
  9. appeal against the [credit, entrance, first] refusal
  10. will no longer [accept, tolerate, stand for] his refusals
  11. refusal is no longer [a choice, an option]
  12. a refusal on the [grounds, basis] of
  13. the (main) [reason, motive] for the refusal
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