refusal

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


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Synonyms:
rejection , repudiation, renunciation, rebuff, snub , turndown, nonacceptance, denial , disavowal, noncompliance, forbidding, veto, interdiction, proscription, ban , writ, enjoinment, exclusion, discountenancing, disallowance, negation, refutation, renouncement, repulse, withholding, disclaimer , nonconsent, unwillingness, regrets, abnegation, declination, repulsion, reversal , dissent, prohibition, disfavor, disapproval, curb , restraint , thumbs down, opposition, the old heave-ho
Antonyms:
consent , approval , acceptance , permission , license , OK , go-ahead, authorization , certification , confirmation , acknowledgement, the nod (slang)

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