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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
refuse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (offer: decline)rifiutare vtr
 Mrs Bixby refused his offer to help her with her bags.
 La Signora Bixby ha rifiutato la sua offerta di aiutarla con le borse.
refuse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." ([sth] offered: not take)rifiutare vtr
  (formale)declinare vtr
 David refused a second piece of pizza, saying that he wasn't very hungry.
 David rifiutò un secondo pezzo di pizza, dicendo che non aveva molta fame.
refuse to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (say no)rifiutarsi di fare [qlcs] v rif
 The child refused to eat his spinach.
 Il bambino si è rifiutato di mangiare gli spinaci.
refuse viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not comply)rifiutare vtr
  rifiutarsi v rif
 They asked me to lie for them, and I refused.
 Mi hanno chiesto di mentire per loro, e io ho rifiutato.
 Mi hanno chiesto di mentire per loro, e io mi sono rifiutato.
refuse viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not consent)rifiutare, dire di no, non accettare vtr
 I wanted to pay by credit card, but they refused.
 Volevo pagare con carta di credito ma mi hanno detto di no.
refuse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rubbish, [sth] discarded) (immondizia)rifiuti nmpl
  immondizia, spazzatura nf
 A pile of refuse littered the kitchen corner.
 Una montagna di rifiuti ricopriva l'angolo cottura.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
refuse [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (say no to: a suitor) (pretendente)respingere vtr
 He proposed to her twice and both times she refused him.
 Le ha fatto un'offerta di matrimonio due volte ed entrambe le volte lei lo ha respinto.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
refuse consent vtr + n (not give permission)negare il permesso, rifiutare il permesso vtr
 The couple wanted to get married, but the girl's father refused consent.
refuse consent for [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not allow [sth])negare il consenso a, non dare il consenso a vtr
 Ministers have refused consent for a wind farm located in central Sutherland.
refuse to accept [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (fact: deny)non accettare, negare vtr
 Brian refused to accept the fact that he had made a mistake.
refuse to accept that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (with clause: deny)non accettare vtr
  rifiutarsi di accettare v rif
 He refused to accept that his illness was incurable.
 Non accettava il fatto che la sua malattia fosse incurabile.
refuse to accept [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." ([sth] offered: not take)rifiutare vtr
 She refused to accept flowers from men she did not know.
 Rifiutava fiori mandati da uomini sconosciuti.
refuse to accept [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (person: exclude)non accettare vtr
 Those snotty girls refuse to accept anybody whose parents aren't rich.
 Le ragazze snob non accettano uomini che non provengano da famiglie ricche.
refuse to acknowledge [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (disregard)rifiutarsi di riconoscere v rif
  non voler riconoscere vtr
 The company refused to acknowledge the defect in the product.
refuse to acknowledge that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (with clause: disregard)rifiutarsi di riconoscere che v rif
  non voler riconoscere che vtr
 The hotel management refused to acknowledge that my room was dirty.
refuse to admit [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (deny)rifiutarsi di ammettere v rif
  non voler ammettere vtr
 The minister refused to admit that he had acted inappropriately.
refuse to admit that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (with clause: deny)rifiutarsi di ammettere che v rif
  non voler ammettere che vtr
 Doris is refusing to admit that she was wrong.
refuse to believe [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be unwilling to accept)rifiutarsi di credere v rif
  non voler credere vtr
 She refused to believe his version of events.
 Si rifiutò di credere alla sua versione degli eventi.
refuse to believe that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be unwilling to accept)rifiutarsi di credere che v rif
  non voler credere che vtr
 I refuse to believe that he's only interested in her money.
refuse to consider [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not accept)rifiutarsi di considerare v rif
 I'm an optimist: I refuse to consider the possibility of failure.
 Sono un ottimista: mi rifiuto di considerare la possibilità del fallimento.
refuse to cooperate,
refuse to co-operate
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be unwilling)rifiutarsi di collaborare v rif
 The man arrested yesterday refused to cooperate with the investigation.
refuse to recognize [sth/sb],
also UK: recognise [sth/sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(disregard, not accept [sth])rifiutarsi di riconoscere [qlcs], rifiutarsi di riconoscere [qlcn] v rif
  non voler riconoscere vtr
 When I walked into the bar, all my former friends refused to recognize me.
 Quando entrai nel bar, tutti i miei vecchi amici si rifiutarono di riconoscermi.
refuse to recognize that,
also UK: refuse to recognise that
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(with clause: not accept) (seguito da subordinata)rifiutarsi di riconoscere che v rif
  (seguito da subordinata)non voler riconoscere che vtr
 James refused to recognize that he was responsible for the mistake.
refuse to talk v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (withhold information)rifiutarsi di rispondere v rif
 Despite spending hours being interrogated by the police, he refused to talk.
 Nonostante fosse stato interrogato dalla polizia per ore, si rifiutò di rispondere.
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