Controvert

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Controvert

To contest, deny, or take issue with.

A claim of reckless driving alleged in a plaintiff's complaint that initiates a lawsuit for Negligence is controverted by the statements made in the defendant's answer that he or she was driving at a speed below the speed limit and was observing the rules of the road.

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This is significant since it means that courts will not disturb HPD's cited violations based upon its own fact-finding, even where those facts would appear to be controverted by experts, further expanding HPD's already broad discretionary powers.
The allegation made and reiterated in the affidavit and the documents placed on record have not been controverted. In these circumstances, they shall be taken as true," a bench presided by N A Zaidi said.
The bench said, " Earlier, it was said there were three PCR vans and no one controverted it but now you are saying there were two PCR vans.
Boivin's and Burton Webb's presentation of controverted "empirical evidence" showing the positive effects of spirituality on physical healing ("Modellng the Biomedical Role of Spirituality through Breast Cancer Research").
In what follows, this paper presents [he principal features of a sensible clause while elaborating upon the need to extend conscientious objection to include referral, a particularly controverted claim.
"Preoccupied with the presenting and controverted issues of the day, we lack the inspiration he offers, and we end up giving him the stable, when we should be giving him the inn.
Interestingly, only one of the essays tackles the classic (but still controverted) problem of the Rise of Arminianism.
Judge Dau's ruling will become the final decision of the trial court unless any party raises controverted issues or proposes modifications by Nov.
But the Free Presbyterian denomination Mr Paisley founded contains the startling article of faith: '[Each member] shall have liberty to decide for himself which course to adopt on these controverted issues, each member giving due honour in love to the views held by differing brethren, but none espousing the error of baptismal regeneration.'
Rule 407 identifies exceptions for recall evidence that is used to prove ownership and control, (33) feasibility (if controverted), or impeachment.
That complexity reflects a mix of controverted justifications, enforcement mechanisms that implicate privacy interests and feature an inverse relationship between expense and reliability, and historically untrustworthy national and international enforcement authorities.
David wrote his doctoral dissertation on Christ's descent into hell, which had become a controverted matter among sixteenth-century reformers, and that piece of Christ's biography, which also became his own biography, remained a centerpiece of David's theology.