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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “rebuff”

rebuff

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈbʌf/ formal
to refuse to accept a helpful suggestion or offer from someone, often by answering in an unfriendly way
粗暴回绝;生硬拒绝;断然拒绝
She rebuffed all suggestions that she should resign.
她断然拒绝了所有劝她辞职的建议。
Refusing and rejecting
rebuff
 
 
noun [C]
Her desperate request for help was met with a rebuff.
她在绝境中求助,却遭到了粗暴的拒绝。
Refusing and rejecting
(Definition of rebuff from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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