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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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He has told friends he would welcome being put in the dock, because: "We can rebutt things in court.
A spokeswoman for North Wales Police said: ``We strongly rebutt any allegation that the system has been manipulated.
She was not offered her job back and when she pursued her expenses claim in the small claims court the authority retained the same firm of Bristol lawyers to rebutt her claims.