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stonewall

To be evasive, noncompliant, or uncooperative; to employ delaying or obstructive tactics. Can be used either transitively or intransitively. The party has been stonewalling the legislation in the senate until the president-elect takes office. The court order will hopefully stop the CEO from stonewalling any further.

stonewall

1. tv. to obstruct something or someone. And again, the mayor tried to stonewall the investigation.
2. n. an obstructionist act. His answer to the committee was another stonewall that caught them all by surprise.
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This year Stonewall received 60,506 responses to the staff survey making it one of the largest national employment surveys in Britain, with 11,980 lesbian, gay, bi and trans respondents.
Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive of Stonewall commented, Freshfields and all of those employers that secured a place in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2016 list performed fantastically this year.