peremptory refusal

peremptory refusal
index rebuff

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Refusal — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Refusal >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 refusal refusal rejection Sgm: N 1 noncompliance noncompliance incompliance Sgm: N 1 denial denial Sgm: N 1 declining declining &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 declens …   English dictionary for students

  • peremptory — means ‘admitting no denial or refusal’ and not (perhaps by confusion with perfunctory) ‘abrupt, sudden’. A peremptory decision is not one that has been hastily reached but one that is definitive. The word is normally pronounced with the stress on …   Modern English usage

  • peremptory — peremptorily, adv. peremptoriness, n. /peuh remp teuh ree, per euhmp tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative: a peremptory command. 2. imperious or dictatorial. 3. positive or assertive in speech, tone …   Universalium

  • peremptory — /pəˈrɛmptri / (say puh remptree), / təri/ (say tuhree) adjective 1. leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative: a peremptory command. 2. imperious or dictatorial. 3. Law a. that precludes or does not allow debate, question, etc.: a… …  

  • peremptory — per•emp•to•ry [[t]pəˈrɛmp tə ri[/t]] adj. 1) leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative: a peremptory command[/ex] 2) imperious or dictatorial 3) positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner, etc 4) law Law. a) law precluding or… …   From formal English to slang

  • peremptory — adj. 1 (of a statement or command) admitting no denial or refusal. 2 (of a person, a person s manner, etc.) dogmatic; imperious; dictatorial. 3 Law not open to appeal or challenge; final. 4 absolutely fixed; essential. Phrases and idioms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • peremptory —   a. commanding; allowing no denial, refusal, or delay; arrogant …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • rebuff — I noun admonition, censure, check, chiding, cold shoulder, condemnation, counteraction, criticism, defeat, defiance, disapproval, discouragement, discourtesy, disregard, flat refusal, insult, opposition, peremptory refusal, rebuke, recoil,… …   Law dictionary

  • decline — I. verb (declined; declining) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French decliner, from Latin declinare to turn aside, inflect, from de + clinare to incline more at lean Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. archaic to turn from a straight… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rebuff — rebuffable, adj. rebuffably, adv. n. /ri buf , ree buf/; v. /ri buf /, n. 1. a blunt or abrupt rejection, as of a person making advances. 2. a peremptory refusal of a request, offer, etc.; snub. 3. a check to action or progress. v.t. 4. to give a …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”