ultimatum

Definitions

General English

  • noun a final demand, proposal sent to someone stating that unless he does something within a period of time, action will be taken

Banking

  • noun a statement to someone that unless they do something within a period of time, action will be taken against them

Information & Library Science

  • noun a warning that unless somebody conforms to regulations and instructions they will be punished

Law

  • noun a statement to someone that unless something is done within a period of time a punishment will follow

Military

  • noun a demand accompanied by a threat to take action if the demand is not met
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