HyperDic: refusal

English > 2 senses of the word refusal:
NOUNcommunicationrefusalthe act of refusing / refusing / refusing
communicationrefusala message refusing to accept / accept something that is offered
refusal > pronunciation
Soundsrahfyuw'zahl; rihfyuw'zahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > refusal: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe act of refusing / refusing / refusing.
Narrowerprohibitionrefusal to approve / approve or assent to
repudiationrefusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities)
BroaderdenialThe act of refusing / refusing to comply (as with a request)
Spanishdesestimación, negativa
Catalannegativa
Verbsrefuserefuse to let have
refuserefuse entrance or membership
English > refusal: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA message refusing to accept / accept something that is offered.
Narrowerdeclination, regretsA polite refusal of an invitation
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Verbsrefuserefuse to accept

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