Definition of reject noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈriːdʒekt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːdʒekt//
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    something that cannot be used
  1. 1something that cannot be used or sold because there is something wrong with it
  2. person
  3. 2a person who has not been accepted as a member of a team, society, etc. one of society’s rejects
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin reject- ‘thrown back’, from the verb reicere, from re- ‘back’ + jacere ‘to throw’.
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