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 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.
A partly or fully compelling counter-argument would contend that the various cultural performances and practices Katz has identified (American Zionist youth group fixation on the hora, or annual Hadassah exhibitions of fashion products designed by its Fashion and Design Institute in Jerusalem, or the purchase of Israel-made Judaica or other products) emerged in the 1950s precisely because they allowed American Jews to avoid other, emotionally inconvenient commitments or, potentially compromising political practices, much as Hadassah's exceptional popularity in the inter-war American Zionist scene partly derived from its "non-political" character.
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.
George Osborne failed miserably I DON'T see any point in continuing to spar with AJ Hubble, as he is determined to make a counter-argument against anyone who doesn't agree with his views.
Show us how to understand what we read, suspend reproach, follow a complex argument and post a respectful counter-argument.
MANILA -- China has been ordered by the international Arbitral Tribunal handling the maritime dispute case filed by the Philippines to file its counter-memorial, or counter-argument, by Dec.
Fellow housemate Luisa Zissman seemed annoyed that Holyfield (right) wouldn't listen to her counter-argument but he told her: "On the contrary, I'm all ear.
This crime promotes the belief that the criminal hand that is committing massacres in Syria does not distinguish between those fighting in the battlefield and those struggling through their words and stance which indicates the inability of the groups behind murderers to confront an argument with a counter-argument.
No one could sustain a counter-argument after 10 more wickets England needed in the first Test were shared among their other three frontline bowlers and part-timer Joe Root.
The fear is that grudges grow between players and officials but the ICC's counter-argument is that familiarity should help build better relationships.