n. 拒绝; 优先取舍权
Someone's refusal to do something is the fact of them showing or saying that they will not do it, allow it, or accept it.
...her refusal to accept change...
His letter in response to her request had contained a firm refusal.
If someone has first refusal on something that is being sold or offered, they have the right to decide whether or not to buy it or take it before it is offered to anyone else.
If you have a good rapport with a dealer, they will always let you have first refusal on anything interesting...
A tenant may have a right of first refusal if a property is offered for sale.
1. the act of refusing
2. a message refusing to accept something that is offered
His refusal iced our enthusiasm.
On his refusal to appear in person or by his attorney, he was pronounced contumacious.
Your patient answer just adds up to refusal.
His refusal to agree left him out on a limb.
We interpreted his silence as a refusal.