Refuse definition: If you refuse to do something, you deliberately do not do it, or you say firmly that you… | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
The verb is pronounced
. The noun is pronounced
and is hyphenated ref|use.
do something, you deliberately do not do it, or you say firmly that you will not
He refused to comment after the trial.
I could hardly refuse, could I?
you something, they do not give it to you or do not allow you to have it.
The United States has refused him a visa.
something that is offered to you, you do not accept it.
The patient has the right to refuse treatment.
consists of the trash and all the things that are not wanted in a house,
, or factory, and that are regularly thrown away; used mainly in official language.
The town made a weekly collection of refuse.
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