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ultimatum

noun condition, demand, exaction, exxrema condicio, final condition, final offer, final proposal, final proposition, last offer, notice, proposition, provision, proviso, requirement, requisite, specification, stipulation, threat, warning
See also: canon, charge, claim, command, condition, demand, dictate, dun, mandate, notice, requirement, warning

ULTIMATUM. The last proposition made in making a contract, a treaty, and the like; as, the government of the United States has given its ultimatum, has made the last proposition it will make to complete the proposed treaty. The word also means the result of a negotiation, and it comprises the final determination of the parties concerned in the object in dispute.

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Media leaks on ultimatums are counterproductive," Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told a local radio in Athens, as European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici's spokeswoman Annika Breidthardt was also stressing that there was never an ultimatum issued.
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A day prior to end of the ultimatum, the PML-N has summoned angry members to Islamabad on Tuesday.
But if she gives in to their ultimatum, in what way is that going to make them all happy?
In response to this ultimatum, the president of the National Congress reject it and called on the libyan army and the Chiefs of Staff to stop what he said an attempt to take over power by force.
Well, they can't meet a phase of the chemical disarmament exactly to the date, so let them know we can use force," he said, citing an example of an ultimatum.
When he became convinced that the MB was determined to keep its course and Mursi was not flexible, Sissi gave the president a two-day ultimatum with a warning that he could face a major revolt.
KIEV, Ukraine, Rabi'I 22, 1435, Jan 23, 2014, SPA -- Protesters in Ukraine's capital extinguished burning barricades shielding them from the police on Thursday, enforcing a tenuous peace as an ultimatum issued by the opposition to the president was set to expire with no sign of compromise, AP reported.
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TEAM director Andy Flower has denied reports that he has issued an ultimatum that would see his - or Kevin Pietersen's - England career ended.
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