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  • noun Plural form of refusal.

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Examples

  • But to respect those refusals is to respect the energies which made them possible.

    The Beauty of the Medusa: A Study in Romantic Literary Iconology

  • And I didn't even get to the idea of refusals to treat in the first place, something that is present to some degree in virtually every state-run system, but is currently against the law in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And I didn't even get to the idea of refusals to treat in the first place, something that is present to some degree in virtually every state-run system, but is currently against the law in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And I didn't even get to the idea of refusals to treat in the first place, something that is present to some degree in virtually every state-run system, but is currently against the law in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Applying the standard four-factor analysis for surname refusals, the Board considered: (1) the degree of the surname's "rareness"; (2) whether anyone connected with applicant has the mark as a surname; (3) whether the mark has any recognized meaning other than as a surname; and (4) whether the mark has the "look and sound" of a surname.

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  • It has been forced to pay in advance for services, and faced problems such as refusals to refuel its planes.

    Mexican Airline Sector Lags

  • Despite scarce resources and obstacles erected by the Sudanese government -- such as refusals to issue visas to Panel of Experts members -- these expert groups have submitted hundreds of pages of solid evidence to the Sanctions Committee revealing numerous and flagrant violations of the embargo.

    Human Rights First: Sanctions, Not Smiley Faces

  • Most campaign pollsters I have worked with prefer to shoot for a slightly more expansive universe, both to capture those genuinely uncertain about whether they will vote and to account for the presumption that "refusals" (those who hang up on their own before answering any questions) are more likely to be non-voters.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • Battlefield "refusals" aren't uncommon in wartime, and this incident involved only a handful of soldiers out of 55,200 reservists in the country.

    'I MEAN, RAISE PURE HELL'

  • Such refusals should be treated differently from refusals of morally and ethically neutral services, such as refusals to rent an apartment to a person or serve them in a restaurant on the basis of a prohibited ground of discrimination.

    MercatorNet

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