Meaning of “will not take no for an answer” in the English Dictionary

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"will not take no for an answer" in British English

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will not take no for an answer

to not allow someone to refuse what you have offered:

I told Steve I'm not interested, but he keeps asking me out - he won't take no for an answer.

(Definition of “will not take no for an answer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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