Definition of 'rebuff'

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Synonyms of "rebuff"
Synonyms of "rebuff"
French Translation of "rebuff"
French Translation of "rebuff"
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Example sentences containing 'rebuff'

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It is claimed she rebuffed his advances. The Sun (2015)He claimed he constantly rebuffed her advances but it did not put her off. The Sun (2010)So far the offers have been rebuffed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The board has firmly rebuffed his proposals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it has already been rebuffed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The offer was rebuffed yesterday, but experts said a takeover looks all but inevitable. The Sun (2010)The government has so far rebuffed all calls for reform and advisers are therefore urging investors to consider ways to protect their assets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She wrote that friends who had been rebuffed no longer called; her brothers meanwhile were too young and too preoccupied with their own affairs. Amanda Mackenzie Stuart Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)The offer was rebuffed and over the next 10 years the business grew to around 72 stores. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Spurs have already rebuffed twice by after bidding 6m Downing two years ago. The Sun (2007)Spain rebuffed an offer from Gibraltar yesterday that could have ended an increasingly bitter row over the Rock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I rebuffed offers of prayer. Christianity Today (2000)All questions about who he thought ought to step into his shoes were politely, yet firmly, rebuffed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The roads minister rebuffed calls from cycle safety campaigners yesterday to lower the default city speed limit from 30mph to 20mph. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Synonyms of 'rebuff'

reject, decline, refuse, turn down
rejection, defeat, snub, knock-back

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Translations for 'rebuff'

British English: rebuff VERB
If you rebuff someone or rebuff a suggestion that they make, you refuse to do what they suggest.
His proposals have already been rebuffed by the governor.


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