: the opportunity or right of refusing or taking before others
Examples of REFUSAL
- My request for more money was met with a flat refusal.
- <his flat refusal of our reasonable request was rather startling>
First Known Use of REFUSAL
Related to REFUSAL
- declination, disallowance, nay, no, nonacceptance, denial, rejection, turndown
- allowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)
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