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Refusals and the act of refusing - synonyms or related words

refusal

noun

the act of refusing to do something

silence

noun

the refusal to talk about something or to provide information

denial

noun

the refusal to let someone have or do something

veto

noun

an official refusal to approve or allow something

ban

noun

an official statement ordering people not to do, sell, or use something

rejection

noun

a refusal to accept, approve, or support something

dismissal

noun

a refusal to accept that something might be true or important

resistance

noun

refusal to accept something new such as a plan, idea, or change

denial

noun

in psychology, a refusal to accept the unpleasant truth about a situation or admit what you are feeling

pushback

noun

resistance to a change that has been introduced

no-platforming

noun

British a policy of refusing to allow people or groups whose views are regarded as unacceptable to speak at a debate or meeting

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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