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rebuttal

n. evidence introduced to counter, disprove or contradict the opposition's evidence or a presumption, or responsive legal argument.

rebuttal

noun answer, arguments against the opposition, arguments in opposition, pleading, refutation, reply, repudiation, response, retort, statement made in response
Associated concepts: rebuttal evidence, rebuttal witness, surrebuttal
See also: answer, argument, confutation, contradiction, contravention, counterargument, defense, denial, disagreement, plea, pleading, reply, response
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The Company reiterates its categorical denial in entirety of the contents of the report and each of the rebuttals published by Glaucus, especially since such rebuttals are essentially recycled portions of the report published by Glaucus on April 16, 2015 and contains the same allegations.
As detailed in this rebuttal, WSPA's response claims that McCullough Research blamed these price spikes on a pair of major refinery outages in 2012 and proceeds to disprove this claim.
However, because Democratic rebuttal groups tend to be larger, the proportion of senators in the overall group is lower for Democrats than for Republicans (45% to 54%, respectively).
Overall, only 35 percent of the participants who previously encountered and believed the rumour held more accurate beliefs after reading a rebuttal, and even fewer - about 28 percent - were moved to reject the rumour.
Not only was the Thai statement ''incorrect in facts,'' it deviated from the ASEAN practice of having ASEAN chairman's statements drafted by ASEAN senior officials and submitted to ASEAN foreign ministers for adoption by consensus, the rebuttal said.
Rebuttal is your last chance to demonstrate your confidence in the legal system and your expectation that the jurors will be fair.
Based on my layman's view I would say Langston's counsel was not convincing in his rebuttal of City's submissions.
The second point of the rebuttal is that the police interview wasn't 'buried' anyway, it was big news.
Fortner gave supervisors a 29-page rebuttal to Nagle's allegations.
Your story was an on-point rebuttal to a recent article in The New York Times that raised the question about the prominence of chefs of color.
February Church & State) is an unassailable legal and scientific rebuttal to the concept of intelligent design (ID).
Our rebuttal was composed with words that mean what they say and say what they mean.