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refusal

noun abjuration, abnegation, ban, debarment, declination, declinature, defiance, denial, disallowance, disapproval, disavowal, disclaimer, enjoinment, exclusion, incompliance, interdiction, negation, negative answer, nonacceptance, noncompliance, nonconsent, prohibition, proscription, rebuff, rejection, renouncement, renunciation, repudiation, repulse, resistance, unwillingness, veto
Associated concepts: refusal to answer, refusal to bargain, refusal to proceed, refusal to testify, right of first refusal
Foreign phrases: Reprobata pecunia liberat solventem.Money refused releases the debtor.
See also: bar, declination, disapproval, disclaimer, exclusion, negation, noncompliance, nonobservance, obstruction, ostracism, prohibition, rebuff, rejection, renunciation, repudiation, resistance

REFUSAL. The act of declining to receive or to do something.
     2. A grantee may refuse a title, vide Assent; one appointed executor may refuse to act as such. la some cases, a neglect to perform a duty which the party is required by law or his agreement to do, will amount to a refusal.

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Director of the National Immunoprophylaxis Center of the Ministry of Health Gulbara Ishenapysova, among those who refused from vaccinations, 67% are refusals for religious reasons, 12% - due to doubts about the safety of vaccination quality, about 10% - due to the lack of information.
Parental refusals, though, only account for a fraction of the missed children.
Still, the Supreme Court's decision to take up the case after declining to hear a similar religious refusal case from New Mexico three years ago suggests to legal experts that it may be time for a national reckoning on the issue of religious refusals - major news for a state that this session raised, by some counts, 17 bills that would have allowed for discrimination on the grounds of religious freedom.
A DECREASE in loan refusals has been welcomed by the Small and Medium Enterprises Association.
According to an announcement, the Commissioner announced the formation of such committees after receiving the facts of 951 refusals during Polio Eradication Campaign in Hyderabad district.
Likewise, 11% of the respondents reported an increase in vaccine refusal, compared with the prior 12 months, whereas 23% reported a decrease and 66% reported a similar frequency.
He said that the representatives of local government especially district councilors including Ali Gul Khan and Abdul Halim extended all out support to cover refusal cases in Abdulkhel and Landiwah union councils.
The percentage of reporting physicians who dismissed patients for vaccination refusals increased from 6.
Refusal functions as a response to an initiating act and is considered to be a speech act in which "a speaker fails to engage in an action proposed by the interlocutor" (Chen, Ye, & Zhang, 1995, p.
Alon said that, 'My refusal to serve in the Israeli military, in addition to being a refusal to take part in occupation and apartheid, is an act of solidarity with our Palestinian friends living under Israeli regime, and struggle for liberty, justice and equality.
Liverpool and Manchester United have escaped disciplinary action over the scenes at Old Trafford following Luis Suarez's refusal to shake Patrice Evra's hand.
Obstetricians' opinions and attitudes toward maternal refusal of recommended cesarean delivery in Nigeria.