rejectverb [ T ]uk /rɪˈdʒekt/ us /rɪˈdʒekt/
I applied for a job as a mechanic in a local garage, but I was rejected (= I was not offered the job).
- The programme makers reject the notion that seeing violence on television has a harmful effect on children.
- Modernism seeks to find new forms of expression and rejects traditional or accepted ideas.
- She rejected his unwelcome advances.
- It will not surprise anyone to learn that the offer has been rejected.
- The steelworkers' leader rejected the 2% pay-rise saying it was an insult to the profession.
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