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nays

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1 a vote or decision against something
  • when the votes were tallied, it was 241 yeas and 54 nays

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2 an unwillingness to grant something asked for
  • gave a resounding nay to the request for a mixed-company camping trip

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“Nays.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nays. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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