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refute

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈfjuːt/ formal us  
to say or prove that a person, statement, opinion, etc. is wrong or false: to refute a person/theory/argument/claim
refutation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌref.jʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “refute”
in Spanish refutar…
in French réfuter…
in German widerlegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駁斥, 反駁, 否認…的正確性(或真實性)…
in Russian опровергать…
in Turkish yalanlamak, çürütmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驳斥, 反驳, 否认…的正确性(或真实性)…
in Polish obalać, odpierać…
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