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noun as in final offer

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Classical Academies CEO Cameron Curry called teachers’ interpretation of his message as an ultimatum a “misunderstanding” and said teachers would not be fired or removed for choosing not to return to the classroom.

The answer to your brother is that you really want to love your sister-in-law as you know he does, “but her ultimatums about the ex make it a challenge.”

I hardly want to issue a "weed or me" ultimatum — and I am not even anti-weed.

Facebook executives approached Ali Partovi, the creator of a popular app that used Facebook’s data, a decade ago with a threatening ultimatum.

This ultimatum shouldn’t be forced upon often-underpaid waiters, line cooks, and dishwashers.

From Eater

Obama would then give Congress an ultimatum: Act by a certain date, perhaps a hundred days into the new Congress, or he will.

And so Scheunemann offered an ultimatum: Kick Spencer out, or he would leave.

So Giles issues Ellie an ultimatum: Find Matthew Smith and write a killer story, or find yourself a new job.

This is an ultimatum seeking a target in the disorienting matrix of asymmetric warfare.

Putin said there had been no ultimatum for Ukrainian forces to surrender, as was widely reported Monday.

The manhood of Homestead rebelled: the millmen scorned the despotic ultimatum.

On receiving this ultimatum, the magistrates asked for time to communicate with the Elector and the King of England.

But, probably realising the futility of such a course, he changed his mind, and delivered an ultimatum from the top step.

After favouring me with his ultimatum, the Vicomte looked at me expectantly.

On the 9th of October, 1899, the Transvaal Government presented an ultimatum.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ultimatum, such as: warning, conditions, demand, final notice, final proposal, and final terms.

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