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rebuffverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈbʌf/  us   /rɪˈbʌf/ formal
to refuse to accept a helpful suggestion or offer from someone, often by answering in an unfriendly way: She rebuffed all suggestions that she should resign.
rebuff
noun [C] uk   us  
Her desperate request for help was met with a rebuff.
(Definition of rebuff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rebuffverb [T]

 us   /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
noun [C]  us   /rɪˈbʌf/
Boren’s idea took a sharp rebuff.
(Definition of rebuff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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