counter-argument


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counter-argument

n
an opposing argument
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counter-argument

[ˈkaʊntərˌɑːgjʊmənt] Ncontraargumento m, argumento m en contrario
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The counter-argument is that there is insufficient time to sort out admissions unless conditional places are offered.
He also expressed his deep concern at the request of several countries to dismiss Article 7, and affirmed the UAE's counter-argument against the claim that Article 7 is unfair, adding that Israel's isolation from the international community is due to its occupation of Palestine and its violation of international conventions.
This is precisely the counter-argument that Zartaj Gul, State Minister for Climate Change, has used in the controversy against her allegedly using her influence to secure a position for her sister in National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta).
Registering at FIR in Zaida police station, wife of the deceased Irshad Ali said that her husband had exchanged hot words with his nephew Imran Ali over some domestic issue and argument and counter-argument between them were continued for some time.
The IHC also imposed fine worth Rs10,000 on National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar for seeking time to start counter-argument. A two-member divisional bench comprises Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb heard the case pertaining to the accountability court verdict against jailed former prime minister and his family.
The IHC also imposed fine worth Rs10, 000 on National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar for seeking time to start counter-argument.
Focusing particularly on Africa studies, they cover on community; communication and the speech community; language, style, and belonging in music cultures; and counter-argument. The 16 papers are selected from presentations to a 2010 conference in Bayreuth.
The book places a focus on the 'technopolitics' of ICTs, and on their ability to embody and enact political goals, offers a strong and empirically grounded counter-argument to prevalent approaches to the study of technology and development that can be applied to other cases in Africa and beyond.
Sure, under normal circumstances we should live and let live, but these circumstances are anything but normalthe counter-argument wentand so we should get a special dispensation of our own.
First lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, offered an emotional counter-argument in battleground New Hampshire, warning that Mr Trump's behaviour sends a dangerous message to the nation's children.
More than anything, this counter-argument would appeal to a historian's obligation to account for the vast qualitative difference in American Jewish practices about Israel that separates the pre-1970s era when Israel's government, the Jewish Agency and American Jewish organizations were able to impose an impressive measure of control over philanthropy, tourism, lobbying and even public debate, compared to the post-1970S era when pro-Israel philanthropy has privatized and grown, debate has become highly contentious and pro-Israel lobbying has become highly effective and then also fragmented.
The counter-argument is that it will get the Irish players up to full speed for the Scotland duel, although they may not go into that must-win contest in a confident mood as the visitors are fancied to beat Ireland for the first time since March 1985.