Elias Hazineh, the former president of an organization called Palestinian House, suggested that an ultimatum be given to Israelis.
Rubinstein was pushed out of Apple by Ive, who had clashed with Rubinstein and gave Jobs an ultimatum—he goes or I go.
Given the ultimatum, she chose Woody, and they are still happily married.
This is an ultimatum seeking a target in the disorienting matrix of asymmetric warfare.
The ultimatum is set: calm the crisis in 48 hours or the Army will intervene.
It was his ultimatum as regards price and its acceptance—they had been bargaining all the time.
Then she called her daughter to her and issued an ultimatum.
But there was a third and bigger bird; for the complicity of Germany in dispatching the ultimatum is no matter for surmise.
Then without pause he turned on Sunny and delivered his ultimatum.
That next morning the newspapers printed in large headlines the ultimatum that Austria had put up to Servia.
1731, from Modern Latin, from Medieval Latin adjective ultimatum "last possible, final," from Latin ultimatum, neuter of ultimatus (see ultimate). Hamilton and others use the Latin plural ultimata. In slang c.1820s, ultimatum was used for "the buttocks."
A formal message delivered from one government to another threatening war if the receiving government fails to comply with conditions set forth in the message. For example, after the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand in 1914, the government of Austria sent an ultimatum to Serbia, which Austria held responsible for the assassination.