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counterexample

[koun-ter-ig-zam-puh l, -zahm-] /ˈkaʊn tər ɪgˌzæm pəl, -ˌzɑm-/
noun
1.
an example that refutes an assertion or claim.
Origin of counterexample
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; counter- + example
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counterexample

/ˈkaʊntərɪɡˌzɑːmpəl/
noun
1.
an example or fact that is inconsistent with a hypothesis and may be used in argument against it
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