rejection of offer


rejection of offer
Any act or word of the offeree indicating that he declines the offer or justifying the offeror in inferring that the offeree intends not to accept the offer or give it further consideration. 17 Am J2d Contr § 39.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • rejection — /rɪ dʒekʃən/ noun a refusal to accept something, such as a refusal to give a customer credit ● The rejection of the company’s offer meant that the negotiations had to start again. ● After the union’s rejection of the offer, management came back… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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  • offer — I To bring to or before; to present for acceptance or rejection; to hold out or proffer; to make a proposal to; to exhibit something that may be taken or received or not. To attempt or endeavor; to make an effort to effect some object, as, to… …   Black's law dictionary


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