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English definition of “rebuff”


verb [T]    /rɪˈbʌf/
to refuse to accept a suggestion , a request for help , or an offer to help , often in an unfriendly way: Our request for assistance has been rebuffed. rebuff    /rɪˈbʌf/ noun [C] Boren’s idea took a sharp rebuff.
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