Focus on the pronunciation of refuse
English definition of “refuse”
/rɪˈfjuz/ v [I/T] (SAY NO)
› to say or show that you are not willing to do, accept, or allow something: [I] She asked him for a loan, but he refused. [T] We were refused admission to the building. [+ to infinitive] On cold mornings, the car may refuse to start. refusal
/rɪˈfju·zəl/ n [C/U] › [C] His refusal to contribute money angered the organizers.