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.
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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 is contained in a press release signed by the Public Relations Officer, Federal Operations Unit Zone 'D' Bauchi of the Service, Suleiman Isah, copies of which were made available to newsmen in Bauchi on Wednesday, stating that the allegations were made up by a friend of the deceased Journalist in his tweeter handle.
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.
To prevent and control the spread of rumors, government should take into account both the traditional media and the new media, and make reasonable and feasible control measures such as using multi-channel ways to distribute the refutal of rumors--from traditional media to new media, from the press conference to government micro-blogging, etc.