refutal


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ref·u·ta·tion

 (rĕf′yo͝o-tā′shən) also re·fut·al (rĭ-fyo͞ot′l)
n.
1. The act of refuting.
2. Something, such as an argument, that refutes someone or something.

refutal

(rɪˈfjuːtəl)
n
the act or process of refuting
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Noun1.refutal - the act of determining that something is false
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
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Its survival, with many other illustrious names, is one of the strongest arguments in refutal of Professor Cortoran's theory; yet it opens no new doors to the past, and, on the whole, rather adds to than dissipates the mystery.
The refutal report further pointed out that Trudeau was born on December 25, 1971 to the then Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret that was more than four years before Margaret made a much-publicised first trip to Cuba and met Castro.
Though Mnangagwa pledged his loyalty to the ZANU-PF party and President Mugabe, adding that 'the story spread by his supporters that Grace Mugabe had ordered the poisoning via a dairy farm she controlled was untrue', Grace Mugabe was not satisfied with Mnangagwa's refutal as she described Mnangagwa's poisoning claims as ridiculous and rhetorically, stressing that his comments about the August incident were part of an attempt to weaken the country, the power of the president, and divide ZANU-PF, since doctors had actually concluded that stale food was to blame.