a Soviet citizen, usually Jewish, who was denied permission to emigrate from the Soviet Union.
(formerly) a Jew in the Soviet Union who had been refused permission to emigrate
a person who refuses to cooperate with a system or comply with a law because of a moral conviction
verb (used with object), refused, refusing. 1. to decline to accept (something offered): to refuse an award. 2. to decline to give; deny (a request, demand, etc.): to refuse permission. 3. to express a determination not to (do something): to refuse to discuss the question. 4. to decline to submit to. 5. (of a horse) […]
refusion re·fu·sion (rĭ-fyōō’zhən) n. The return of blood to circulation following its temporary stoppage by the ligature of a limb.
verb (used with object), refuted, refuting. 1. to prove to be false or erroneous, as an opinion or charge. 2. to prove (a person) to be in error. verb 1. (transitive) to prove (a statement, theory, charge, etc) of (a person) to be false or incorrect; disprove 2. to deny (a claim, charge, allegation, etc) […]
noun 1. an act of refuting a statement, charge, etc.; disproof. noun 1. the act or process of refuting 2. something that refutes; disproof