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ultimatum

noun [C]  us   /ˌʌl·təˈmeɪ·t̬əm/
a demand that a person or group do something to avoid something unpleasant: The workers got an ultimatum – go back to work or face dismissal.
Translations of “ultimatum”
in Vietnamese tối hậu thư…
in Spanish ultimátum…
in Thai คำขาด, คำสั่งสุดท้าย, คำเตือนครั้งสุดท้าย…
in Malaysian kata dua…
in French ultimatum…
in German das Ultimatum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最後通牒…
in Indonesian ultimatum…
in Russian ультиматум…
in Turkish ültimatom, emir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最后通牒…
in Polish ultimatum…
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