Definition of counterstatement in English:

counterstatement

Line breaks: coun¦ter|state|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəˌsteɪtm(ə)nt
 
/

noun

A statement asserting that evidence or an accusation is false: this proposal prompted a strong counterstatement
More example sentences
  • He said this was in the light of the official search report on the application, and maintained the case set out in his counterstatement.
  • The lawyer appended a counterstatement by Collins himself.
  • Moreover, there was no basis for him to exercise discretion to allow the statutory declarations to stand in place of the counterstatements in the proceedings.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: gliː
noun
great delight, especially from one's own good fortune…