Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    carouse

    k@ raUz

    intransitive verb
    to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
    They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    notify

    no tih faI

    transitive verb
    to give notice to; tell or inform, esp. formally.
    The contest judges notified the winners by mail.
    Who should we notify in case of an emergency?
    The landlord notified the tenants that the water would be shut off in the morning.

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Jun
27
2014

reject

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

rih jekt

transitive verb
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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