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1. ultimatum

a final peremptory demand

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noun plural -tums or -ta (-tə)
a final communication by a party, esp a government, setting forth conditions on which it insists, as during negotiations on some topic
any final or peremptory demand, offer, or proposal

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nounWord forms: plural ˌultiˈmatums or ˌultiˈmata (ˌʌltəˈmeɪtə ; ulˌtəmātˈə)
a final offer or demand, esp. by one of the parties engaged in negotiations, the rejection of which usually leads to a break in relations and unilateral action, the use of force, etc. by the party issuing the ultimatum

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n. pl. ul·ti·ma·tums or ul·ti·ma·ta (-tə)
A final offer or demand made by one party to another, especially in diplomatic negotiations, expressing or implying the threat of serious consequences or the breakoff of relations if the terms are not accepted.

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