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Their rejection of the peace plan raises the threat of a more general war.
Approval or rejection of the project is up to the Italian cultural affairs minister.
an outright rejection of authority
Fear of rejection prevents many people from forming close relationships.
This is the American English definition of rejection. View British English definition of rejection.
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