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Meaning of ULTIMATUM

Pronunciation:  `ultu'meytum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a final peremptory demand
 

ULTIMATUM is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 See Also: demand

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ul`ti*ma"tum\, n.; pl. E. {Ultimatums}, L.
{Ultimata}. [NL. See {Ultimate}.]
A final proposition, concession, or condition; especially,
the final propositions, conditions, or terms, offered by
either of the parties in a diplomatic negotiation; the most
favorable terms a negotiator can offer, the rejection of
which usually puts an end to the hesitation.





 

 

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