rejection


rejection
Refusal by a bank to grant credit, usually because of the applicants financial history, or refusal to accept a security presented to complete a trade, usually because of a lack of proper endorsements or violation of rules of a firm. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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reject re‧ject 1 [rɪˈdʒekt] verb [transitive]
1. to refuse to accept a request, suggestion, or offer:

• The Commerce Department rejected applications for 39 export licenses.

• The proposals were rejected by a large majority.

2. HUMAN RESOURCES to refuse to accept someone for a job, course of study etc:

• He was rejected for the job because of his age.

3. COMMERCE to throw away or refuse to accept something that has been made because its quality is not good enough:

• A buyer may reject goods which do not conform to the sample.

— rejection noun [countable, uncountable] :

• The miners reversed their earlier rejection of the company's proposals.

• After the job interview, the company sent her a rejection letter wishing her luck in her search for work.

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rejection UK US /rɪˈdʒekʃən/ noun [C or U]
the act of refusing to accept an idea, suggestion, proposal, etc.: »

The company's rejection of the proposal came as a total surprise.

HR, WORKPLACE the act of deciding not to accept someone for a job, course of study, etc. or the fact of not being accepted: »

I've applied for loads of jobs and had a string of rejections.

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It's difficult to be unemployed and face rejection again and again.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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