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refuse

(re′ūs″) [Fr. refus, denial, rejection]
Anything discarded; garbage, trash, waste.
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1% of parents refused vaccines in 2013 because they regarded them as unnecessary the pediatricians reported, compared with 63.
In 2012, eight shotgun license renewals were refused compared to zero the year before.
Participants who had refused to apologise reported having felt greater power and greater levels of self-esteem than those who had made an apology.
The club's request for a fine of four weeks' wages was refused by PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor.
of verbally threatening to kill the German if he refused to repay the money.
The vast majority of visits by destitute people - 179 or 86% - were by refused asylum seekers who had exhausted their appeal rights.
The crisis headquarters refused to say where this refuse site would be, which prompted media speculation that it was yet another election stunt.
Delgadillo said his office obtained medical-release forms from the patient, whose identity has not been publicly disclosed, and that the hospital has refused to provide the records to the city.
couple, who refused to rent bed and breakfast to "gays;" an abstinence-only youth group, which was called "one-sided;" Saskatchewan's Hugh Owens, who quoted scripture in advertisement;
That happened in the case of Guadalupe Benitez, who was refused fertility treatment by the North Coast Women's Care Medical Group in Vista, Calif.
The issue became prominent last year after pharmacists in several slates refused to fill prescriptions for birth-control pills or so-called "morning-after" drugs that opponents say induce abortion.
For more than a year they refused to ride the buses, until Rosas case reached the U.