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rebuttal

[ ri-buht-l ]
/ rɪˈbʌt l /
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noun
an act of rebutting, as in a debate.
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Origin of rebuttal

First recorded in 1820–30; rebut + -al2
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Cultural definitions for rebuttal

rebuttal

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

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