Definition of rebuttal in English:

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rebuttal

Pronunciation: /rəˈbədl/

noun

1A refutation or contradiction.
Example sentences
  • This order does not include costs relating to any rebuttal experiment the claimant may have performed which was not the subject of Dr Jones's evidence.
  • It was not sufficient, by way of rebuttal of the perjury charge, to identify some other possible explanation for Mr Sage's evidence.
  • The ease of publishing on the Net is such that if someone posts something obviously erroneous, someone else can easily post a rebuttal, refutation, or correction.
Synonyms
1.1 another term for rebutter.
Example sentences
  • Judge Soedarto adjourned the next hearing to next Monday, when Antashari will reply to the rebuttals by the defendant's team of lawyers.
  • After the defence rests, prosecutors will begin a rebuttal and Jackson's attorneys will then be given an opportunity to respond.
  • The jury was expected to get the case sometime later the day, after the end of the plaintiff's argument and a rebuttal by the senior deputy district attorney.

Words that rhyme with rebuttal

buttle, cuttle, scuttle, shuttle, subtle, surrebuttal

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Syllabification: re·but·tal

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