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demurral

Line breaks: de¦mur|ral
Pronunciation: /dɪˈməːr(ə)l
 
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Definition of demurral in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action of demurring: words of demurral
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  • Then, blithely ignoring Barksdale's demurral, he ordered: ‘Report on Monday.’
  • Despite the cloak of principle in the country's polite demurral, the decision was actually based on calculations of realpolitik, both global and domestic.
  • Last week the Yorkshire Post reported a bit of demurral at a report which said Selby prices had gone up 66 per cent in 2002.

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