first refusal

first re·fus·al
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [furst ri-fyoo-zuh l]
    • /fɜrst rɪˈfyu zəl/
    • /fɜːst rɪˈfjuːzl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst ri-fyoo-zuh l]
    • /fɜrst rɪˈfyu zəl/

Definitions of first refusal words

  • phrase first 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. 0
  • noun first refusal the chance of buying a house, merchandise, etc, before the offer is made to other potential buyers 0

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first refusal popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for first refusal

noun first refusal

  • option — command line option
  • refusal — an act or instance of refusing.
  • preemption — the act or right of claiming or purchasing before or in preference to others.

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