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refuse

(re′ūs″) [Fr. refus, denial, rejection]
Anything discarded; garbage, trash, waste.
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I worked for the then Birmingham City Council refuse department in the sixties, seventies and eighties and exactly the same thing happened then, namely job cuts, and what happened?
Successful people refuse to make excuses for their own mistakes.
Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services.
The percentage of pediatricians who always dismiss patients who continue to refuse vaccines increased from 6.
I APPRECIATE the logistical benefits of a council official suggesting that refuse bins be replaced by communal refuse bins.
Lead author Dr Tyler Okimoto, of the University of Queensland Business School, wanted to find out why people often refuse to say sorry despite apologies being seen as a "cheap" way to reduce blame and punishment.
He said: "The PFA's opinion, based on all the evidence presented, is Tevez did not refuse to play.
Mayors whose refuse sites will have to be shut down by July 16, for not meeting the European Union's environmental criteria, are preparing for a "trench war" with the state.
Bishkek city refuse dump has exhausted its resources, Bishkek Vice Mayor Valery Kornienko told media representatives on December 11.
IN COMMON with his fellow first-season sire Haafhd, Refuse To Bend was a 2,000 Guineas winner who proved to have the requisite stamina to also register a Group 1 over 1m2f.
This research on the effect of decomposed refuse on maize highlights the potentialities of the refuse to enhance improvements in the fertility and organic matter content of the soil towards sustainable growth and yield of the growing plant.