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English definition of “rebuttal”

rebuttal

noun [C]     /rɪˈbʌt.əl/ US  /-ˈbʌt̬-/ formal
a statement that says that something is not true : She issued a point-by-point rebuttal of the company's accusations .Denying and contradicting
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