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Refusal by a bank to grant credit, usually because of the applicants financial history, or refusal to accept a security presented to complete a trade, usually because of a lack of proper endorsements or violation of rules of a firm.


1. A bank's refusal to grant a line of credit. This often applies to the refusal to grant a mortgage loan to an uncreditworthy person or a business loan to someone without a proper business plan.

2. An investor's refusal to accept a security presented to him/her/it. Reasons for this include suspicion of fraud or improperly filled-out forms.

3. Refusal to provide insurance coverage because the insurance company believes that the claim describes a service or situation that the policy does not cover.


The refusal to accept a security that has been delivered by a customer or broker. A questionable certificate or an improper endorsement are reasons for rejection.
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Taking rejects directly to the landfill will no longer be possible in Europe in the near future.
When people reject this, we are left with 30,000 competing Christian denominations currently operating across the globe.
As passionately as I reject fundamentalist claims about Scripture, however, I cannot in good conscience recommend a book that, perhaps unwittingly, lends itself to unloving, uncompassionate dismissal of the views of persons who are less confident than Loader is about relying on human feelings to decide which scriptural ethical directives to ignore.
Similarly, you can choose how to accept or reject revisions: Either accept or reject all of them at once or accept changes one by one with the Reviewing toolbar.
Congress's decision to reject that broadening language demonstrates that Congress intended to leave in place the definitional guidance set forth in the current rule.
The three new ANDRITZ Reject Compactors are part of an existing waste-to-power line and have a total capacity to process 500 t of wet rejects per day.
In a statement, Northwest said it was "disappointed" in the vote and that it has asked the US Bankruptcy Court to rule on its Section 1113[c] motion to reject the existing labor agreement and impose new contract terms "as soon as possible.
The appellate court concluded that minor flaws in a taxpayer's valuation were insufficient to reject the valuation completely.
The HS metal detector/separator is a compact electronic unit designed to sense and reject both ferrous and non-ferrous metals in free-flowing materials.
Only district directors can reject an offer based on public policy after full documentation of the reasons.
But voucher opponents put forward a simpler explanation: Most Americans support public school excellence and reject vouchers.