ultimatum

Part of speech: noun

A final statement; last proposal or demand.

Part of speech: noun

Anything ultimate.

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Usage examples "ultimatum":

  1. Most people in England- I, among them- thought that the Boer ultimatum was an act of despair, that the Dutch would make one fight for their honour, and, once defeated, would accept the inevitable. - "London to Ladysmith via Pretoria", Winston Spencer Churchill.
  2. Therefore, I rejoiced when you sent your ultimatum and roused the whole nation. - "London to Ladysmith via Pretoria", Winston Spencer Churchill.
  3. We return with the great man's ultimatum. - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.