counter-argument

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counter-argument

n
an opposing argument
Translations

counter-argument

[ˈkaʊntərˌɑːgjʊmənt] Ncontraargumento m, argumento m en contrario
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The NAB prosecutor giving counter-arguments said that the application moved by the defence counsel was time barred, and could not be entertained under the law.
Following that numerous allegations, counter-arguments were put forward, many of which seem to be making sense.
That is why there are no arguments and counter-arguments.
The development in the spy case has happened around the submission of Pakistan's counter-arguments at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that is hearing an Indian petition challenging the denial of consular access to Jadhav by Pakistan.
Nevertheless, despite massive local opposition, impressive and verified counter-arguments and considering significant preliminary groundwork is already underway at the site, I fear the council planning meeting on Thursday will serve as a mere formality and the deal has essentially already been done.
The investigation officer Zameer Abbasi presented a two-page report to the judge, stating that the former petroleum minister was unable to provide satisfactory counter-arguments to officers during investigation.
However, willfully or not, Katz overlooks a wide array of counter-arguments that could be made against such revisionist packaging of her findings.
In a textbook for writing students, Mauk and Metz seek to help students recognize the rhetorical moves they encounter daily and understand how those moves animate their lives, to foreground the invention of arguments by discovering and developing increasingly complex claims and counter-arguments, and to help students enter arguments in a sophisticated fashion by attending to the voices and tensions already lurking within and around a topic.
One of the counter-arguments is that "first past the post" limits the potential for extreme parties to rise to prominence in the UK as they have in other European countries.
Fracking, wind power, nuclear power and imports all have their place - but all have their counter-arguments too.
These essays provide counter-arguments that seek to defend anthropology, and at the very least to make clear the value of first hand historical documents.
News headlines are festooned widi arguments and counter-arguments about fracking, while Damon uses his natural likeability to tether us emotionally to Steve, who is essentially die villain of the piece.