Refusable Re*fus"a*ble (r?*f?z"?*b'l), a. [Cf. F. refusable. See {Refuse}.] Capable of being refused; admitting of refusal. [1913 Webster]

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  • refusable — ● refusable adjectif Que l on peut refuser. refusable [ʀ(ə)fyzabl] adj. ÉTYM. V. 1200; de refuser. ❖ ♦ Qu on peut refuser (surtout en tournure négative). || Une telle offre n est pas refusable …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • refusable — (re fu za bl ) adj. Qui peut être refusé. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Vostre requeste n est pas refusable, FROISS. II, III, 52.    XVIe s. •   Argumens non impertinens et raisons non refusables, RAB. Pant. V, Prol …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • refusable — adjective That can be refused …   Wiktionary

  • refusable — re|fu|sa|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • refusable — rɪ fjuːzÉ™bl adj. rejectable, can be refused, can be declined, rebuffable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • refusable — re·fus·able …   English syllables

  • refusable — rə̇ˈfyüzəbəl, rēˈf adjective Etymology: refuse (I) + able 1. : capable of being refused : admitting of refusal 2. obsolete : meriting refusal or rejection …   Useful english dictionary

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  • refuse — refuse1 refusable, adj. refuser, n. /ri fyoohz /, v., refused, refusing. v.t. 1. to decline to accept (something offered): to refuse an award. 2. to decline to give; deny (a request, demand, etc.): to refuse permission. 3. to express a… …   Universalium

  • flense — verb To strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc. For that reason, among others, he would never evince the particular guantness, the cut and flagrant sense of purpose all compromise and capacity for surrender flensed away which… …   Wiktionary

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