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Jun
27
2014

reject

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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