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reject

(rĭ-jĕkt′)
tr.v. re·jected, re·jecting, re·jects
1. To spit out or vomit: The baby rejected the medicine.
2. Medicine To resist immunologically the introduction of (a transplanted organ or tissue); fail to accept as part of one's own body.

re·ject′er, re·jec′tor n.
re·jec′tion (-jĕk′shən) adj.
re·jec′tive adj.
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So, even though a consumer may prefer a business phone, she is more likely to purchase an iPhone when she 'rejects' it because the process of rejecting increases her focus on the appealing non-business features of the iPhone.
Today, Bowen and Bok carry Powell's flag, explicitly rejecting the liberal compensatory rationale in favor of a hard-headed pragmatism that will win them points in corporate circles.
Second, if defendant's membership decisions are subject to the Unruh Civil Rights Act, would enforcement of the statute, so as to prohibit defendant from rejecting plaintiff's application for the position of assistant scoutmaster, violate defendant's (or its members') right of association under the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the federal Constitution?
After rejecting the transplant, the two monkeys that had received only 5C8 and the survivor that had been given the short course of both drugs received a second round of their respective drug regimens--and they recovered.
The Nazis gave women a more public social role, thereby rejecting traditional women's roles, but restricted it to youth.
Third, the buyer, in rejecting the goods, must notify the seller of the rejection within a reasonable time, in a reasonable manner, and with the specifics of the defect.
In rejecting the legal challenge, the court vacated its previously granted injunction halting further implementation of the RGP.
In some instances, an occasional inappropriate word may be whited-out rather than rejecting the entire book, the policy said.
Archbishop Bernard Amos Malango of Central Africa told Anglican Journal that the lack of reference about rejecting money in the statement was merely "an oversight.
On appeal, the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded, rejecting Brewery's logic in favor of the Second Circuit's in Fran Corp.
In this year's cases, courts continued this trend by rejecting a number of theories devised by plaintiffs in the hope of clearing the nearly insurmountable hurdle posed by the federal rules.
World rejecting in this context has to do with a search for spiritual salvation, a search which, as institutionalized in the churches in the cities of the Roman Empire, offered psychic refuge from a world characterized by social and cultural disintegration.