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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of rebuff.

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Examples

  • After the court was forced into the increasingly nasty power struggle between Nickles and Thomas (D-Ward 5), Beaudin rebuffed a request by city attorneys that the first-term council member immediately turn over the information related to Team Thomas, established in 2000 to provide grants to youths and community-based organizations in Northeast Washington.

    Judge gives Thomas 3 weeks to turn over documents to Nickles

  • After the court was forced into the increasingly nasty power struggle between Nickles and Thomas (D-Ward 5), Beaudin rebuffed a request by city attorneys that the first-term council member immediately turn over the information related to Team Thomas, established in 2000 to provide grants to youths and community-based organizations in Northeast Washington.

    D.C. councilman must submit papers about 'Team Thomas' nonprofit

  • After the court was forced into the increasingly nasty power struggle between Nickles and Thomas (D-Ward 5), Beaudin rebuffed a request by city attorneys that the first-term council member immediately turn over the information related to Team Thomas, established in 2000 to provide grants to youths and community-based organizations in Northeast Washington.

    Thomas gets 3 weeks in probe

  • After the court was forced into the increasingly nasty power struggle between Nickles and Thomas (D-Ward 5), Beaudin rebuffed a request by city attorneys that the first-term council member immediately turn over the information related to Team Thomas, established in 2000 to provide grants to youths and community-based organizations in Northeast Washington.

    D.C. councilman must submit papers about 'Team Thomas' nonprofit

  • The media picks its favorites and decides who gets the macho word rebuffed and who gets the weanie word bridled, and Powell has Obama in his cross-hairs.

    NYT's Michael Powell Attacks Obama Ceaselessly

  • On an unrelated note that reflected simmering tension between China and Japan that recently involved coast guard activities in waters that border them, Okada told Yang that China should cut its nuclear arsenal, a call rebuffed by the Chinese minister as grounded on unnecessary concern.

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  • So when the anti-presidential protesters march down into Tahrir Square, then the pro-presidential tribesmen have kind of rebuffed them and keep them from actually entering the square and occupying it, said Steinbeiser.

    Protests Continue for 5th Day Against Yemeni Government

  • So when the anti-presidential protesters march down into Tahrir Square, then the pro-presidential tribesmen have kind of rebuffed them and keep them from actually entering the square and occupying it, said Steinbeiser.

    Protests Continue for 5th Day Against Yemeni Government

  • Bren Simon's papers alleged that David Simon "rebuffed" an earlier attempt to have his stepmother appointed to a board overseeing the family's interests in Simon Property.

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • Sources close to Winfrey say she was "rebuffed" first by a clerk, then by a manager ... but the store merely says she arrived 15 minutes after closing, and a security guard informed her the place was closed, saying she could come back the next day.

    Gooooood Morning

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