rebuttal

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noun re·but·tal \ri-ˈbə-təl\

Definition of rebuttal

  1. :  the act of rebutting especially in a legal suit; also :  argument or proof that rebuts

Examples of rebuttal in a Sentence

  1. an effective rebuttal to her claim of having the gift of clairvoyance

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First Known Use of rebuttal

1830


Law Dictionary

rebuttal

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noun re·but·tal \ri-ˈbət-əl\

Legal Definition of rebuttal

  1. :  the act or procedure of rebutting; also :  evidence or argument that rebuts



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