definition 1: to refuse to accept, grant entry to, acknowledge, or act upon.
example: They rejected the shipment, as the goods were damaged.
example: The university rejected him because his test scores were too low.
example: She rejected the company’s job offer.
definition 2: to refuse to render, grant, or consider.
example: The management rejected the workers’ request.
example: He rejected the suggestion as soon as she made it.
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