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counterexample

counterexample

noun coun·ter·ex·am·ple \ˈkan-tər-ig-ˌzam-pəl\

Definition of COUNTEREXAMPLE

:  an example that refutes or disproves a proposition or theory

First Known Use of COUNTEREXAMPLE

1852

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