send regrets

send regrets
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • regrets — n. expression of regret at declining an invitation 1) to send regrets 2) regrets only (appears on invitations instructing recipients to respond only if they are unable to accept) * * * [ expression of regret at declining an invitation ] to send… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Send in the Clowns — is a song by Stephen Sondheim, from the 1973 musical A Little Night Music . It is a ballad from Act II in which the character Desirée reflects on the ironies and disappointments of her life. Among other things, she regrets having turned down a… …   Wikipedia

  • send (someone) your regrets — give/send/(someone) your regrets formal phrase used as a polite way of refusing an invitation Please give your parents our regrets that we cannot be there. Thesaurus: polite words and expressionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • give (someone) your regrets — give/send/(someone) your regrets formal phrase used as a polite way of refusing an invitation Please give your parents our regrets that we cannot be there. Thesaurus: polite words and expressionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Etiquette in Canada and the United States — Etiquette rules are not uniform in North America, varying among the very diverse societies which exist in both the United States and Canada. Etiquette rules are not simply a description of “cultural norms” and should not be considered a summary… …   Wikipedia

  • refuse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trash, truck, rubbish, waste, leavings, garbage. See uselessness. v. See refusal. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rubbish, litter, waste, leavings; see trash 1 , 3 . v. Syn. decline, reject, repudiate, deny,… …   English dictionary for students

  • refuse — [n] garbage debris, dregs, dross, dump, dust, hogwash*, junk, leavings, litter, muck, offal, rejectamenta*, remains, residue, rubbish, scraps, scum*, sediment, slop*, sweepings, swill, trash, waste, waste matter; concept 260 Ant. assets,… …   New thesaurus

  • refuse — I verb abjure, abnegate, abstain, balk, bar, be obstinate, be unwilling, beg to be excused, cast aside, debar, decline, demur, deny, disaccord with, disallow, disapprove, disavow, disclaim, discountenance, discredit, dismiss, disown, dispense… …   Law dictionary

  • decline — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. droop, slant, slope; decadence, wasting, aging, deterioration. v. worsen, slump; refuse, turn down (an offer). See oldness, age, refusal, descent, weakness, recession. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • excuse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. pardon, remit, overlook, condone, forgive, extenuate, justify; exonerate, absolve, acquit, exempt, free, apologize. See vindication, exemption, forgiveness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An explanation]… …   English dictionary for students

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