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The ruling itself won’t matter too much—the US can appeal it, and because the US is refusing to appoint new members to the WTO’s appellate board, the end result is legal limbo.
CHINA IS WINNING THE TRADE WARTIM FERNHOLZSEPTEMBER 15, 2020QUARTZ
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said earlier this month that Democrats refuse to go below $2 trillion.
CONGRESS LIKELY TO AX SECOND ROUND OF STIMULUS CHECKS, ACCORDING TO GOLDMAN SACHS FORECASTLANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Some customers refuse to dine altogether if they can’t be seated outside.
PICK YOUR POISONNICK MANCALL-BITELSEPTEMBER 3, 2020EATER
So, in 2017, Coel walked away from a $1 million offer by Netflix to buy the rights to I May Destroy You after the streaming giant refused to include copyright royalties in the deal.
HOW MICHAELA COEL TELLS AWKWARD TRUTHSEROMO EGBEJULEAUGUST 30, 2020OZY
What we can say about younger audiences is that they refuse to define themselves by any media brand.
‘NOT ENOUGH MONEY TO GO AROUND’: US DIGITAL-MEDIA PUBLISHERS CURB INTERNATIONAL EXPANSIONLUCINDA SOUTHERNAUGUST 26, 2020DIGIDAY
In some cases, residents ended up in court after the housing authority refused to accept payments that fell short of the total amount owed.
SHE WAS SUED OVER RENT SHE DIDN’T OWE. IT TOOK SEVEN COURT DATES TO PROVE SHE WAS RIGHT.BY DANIELLE OHL, CAPITAL GAZETTE, AND TALIA BUFORD AND BEENA RAGHAVENDRAN, PROPUBLICAAUGUST 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
The biggest opposition is brewing in response to how dismissive Lukashenko has been about the coronavirus pandemic, refusing to take protective action, says David Marples, a history professor at the University of Alberta and an expert on Belarus.
COULD SHE UPSET BELARUS’ DICTATOR?PALLABI MUNSIAUGUST 5, 2020OZY
At one point the former Soviet Union announced it was withdrawing from the WHO and refused to pay its membership fees for several years.
EXPLAINER: WHAT DONALD TRUMP’S FUNDING CUTS TO WHO MEAN FOR THE WORLDLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 15, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He argues that the American economy has failed most Americans, and that the American political class has failed them again by refusing to focus on the underlying fault lines in the economy.
WHY IS THIS MAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? (EP. 362 UPDATE)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 19, 2019FREAKONOMICS
She was Princess Belle in the most recent movie, and she refused to wear a corset.
DOES HOLLYWOOD STILL HAVE A PRINCESS PROBLEM? (EP. 394)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 24, 2019FREAKONOMICS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
Choose the synonym for explosive
volatile

WORDS RELATED TO REFUSE

  • carrion
  • debris
  • junk
  • leaving
  • refuse
  • remains
  • rubbish
  • trash
  • waste
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION