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  • v. Present participle of rebuff.


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  • Until that "rebuffing" is made public, and we see that it does, in fact, address all the questions that have been raised, explaining how the wrong date for Ergun Caner's coming to America had been posted for so long, etc., it is nothing but whitewashing.

    Pros Apologian

  • Despite threats, over 57 per cent of the Jharkhand electorate voted that year "rebuffing" the Maoists.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • Turkey's current account gap will start to improve from the last quarter of the year, Mr. Basci said, rebuffing concerns over the country's rapidly widening deficit.

    Turkey September Deficit Hits Record

  • Yasser Abed Rabbo, a senior PLO leader, said Mr. Abbas had nothing to risk by rebuffing Washington.

    U.S. Uses Veto Power on U.N. Resolution

  • In rebuffing the European Union's request for revaluing, the Chinese prime minister claimed allowing the yuan to appreciate too quickly would bankrupt Chinese factories as their prices rose to uncompetitive levels, and the resulting exodus of unemployed workers to the countryside would provoke social unrest.

    Leo W. Gerard: To Counter Currency Manipulation: Rally Some Allies

  • In the minds of some investors and former colleagues, Mr. Yang's track record is tainted by his role while he was CEO in rebuffing an offer by software giant Microsoft Corp. to buy Yahoo in 2008 for more than $45 billion, or more than double what it's worth today.

    At Yahoo, Yang's Dual Roles Are Under Fire

  • South Korea cleared the way for Lone Star Funds to sell its investment in Korea Exchange Bank, rebuffing pressure to penalize the U.S. private-equity fund after it was found guilty of market manipulation.

    What's News—

  • In a separate development, the Taliban said in an emailed statement Wednesday that they aren't meeting the Afghan government for peace talks in Saudi Arabia, rebuffing comments from Afghan officials that negotiations would take place in Riyadh.

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Supports Kabul's Place in Taliban Negotiations

  • In addition to rebuffing calls to break up the company, Mr. Merlo also dismissed as "false, unfounded and misleading" any accusations by outside parties that CVS Caremark engages in anticompetitive behavior and other improprieties.

    CVS Receives SEC Subpoena

  • The administration has been struggling to find a director to lead the agency, with several candidates rebuffing its overtures.

    Consumer Agency Stymied by GOP


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