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Syllabification: re·jec·tion·ist
Pronunciation: /rəˈjekSHənəst

Definition of rejectionist in English:


A person who rejects a proposed policy, in particular a supporter of Palestinian independence who rejects the possibility of a negotiated peace with Israel: the rejectionists want the agreement to fail at all costs
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  • The lack of progress has hardened feelings of embitterment and emboldened hard-line rejectionists on both sides of the divide.
  • Without a vision of what a final settlement would entail, however, Oslo merely gave rejectionists on both sides time to mobilize.
  • Rejectionists on both sides will of course attack any such settlement.


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Rejecting a proposed policy: rejectionist groups a rejectionist agenda
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  • It is also worth noting that the government has reached out intermittently to the rejectionist opposition.
  • Most likely, however, Britain would be joined in a rejectionist lobby by several other states not belonging to the original, core European community of France, Germany, Italy and Benelux.
  • Rejectionist politicians argued Greek Cypriots would receive a full restoration of property lost in 1974 if they just "hung tough."

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