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Serious OutcomesPlay
An ultimatum often implies a severe consequence if demands are not met; it's not a casual warning. SlideThe coach issued an ultimatum: attend practice diligently or be removed from the team.
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Negotiation BreakdownPlay
Ultimatums are normally used when negotiations stall and one party wants to force a decision. SlideAfter endless debate, the board gave an ultimatum to resolve the issue today or dissolve the partnership.
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Final AttemptPlay
Use 'ultimatum' to describe a last attempt to change a situation, before giving up or taking action. SlideThe tenant's ultimatum to the landlord was clear: fix the heating or I'll move out.