Definition of demurral in English:

demurral

Syllabification: de·mur·ral
Pronunciation: /diˈmərəl, -ˈmə-rəl
 
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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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