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1. The act of rebutting.
2. A statement made in rebutting.
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an act of rebutting, as in a debate.
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|Noun||1.||rebuttal - the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument|
|2.||rebuttal - (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder|
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
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noun disproof, negation, refutation, invalidation, confutation, defeat He is conducting a point-by-point rebuttal of charges from his former colleagues.
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n → réfutation f
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rebuttal[rɪˈbʌtl] n (frm) → confutazione f
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