Rebuttal



[ri-buht-l] /rɪˈbʌt l/

noun
1.
an act of , as in a debate.
n.

1793, from rebut + -al (2). Earlier were rebutment (1590s) and rebutter (1530s, in law).

A reply intended to show fault in an opponent’s argument.

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