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English definition of “reject”

reject

verb [T]     /rɪˈdʒekt/
B2 to refuse to accept , use, or believe something or someone: The appeal was rejected by the High Court . Coin-operated machines in England reject euros . The prime minister rejected the suggestion that it was time for him to resign . I applied for a job as a mechanic in a local garage , but I was rejected (= I was not offered the job ). The coach rejected him for the first team (= he was not offered a place ).Refusing and rejecting B2 to not give someone the love and attention they want and are expecting from you: When she was sent to boarding school , she felt as though her parents had rejected her.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive specialized medical If your body rejects an organ that has been put in during a medical operation , it fails to accept it and tries to attack and destroy it.Surgery
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