German English Dictionary

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ablehnen

in English:

1. reject


Why did you reject the invitation to Kate and Will's wedding?
Why did you turn down the invitation to Kate and Will's wedding?
not accept: The workers rejected the pay offer.
to reject an appeal, a suit
turn down a job offer

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2. to refuse


She refused to help us.
The woman refused to testify.
You shouldn't refuse the invitation.
to refuse the request
to say that you will not do or accept something

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