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rebut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrebutre‧but /rɪˈbʌt/ verb (rebutted, rebutting) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalPROVE to prove that a statement or a charge made against you is false syn refuterebuttal noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 his firm rebuttal of the accusations→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rebutBut his assertion was later rebutted by Robinson and Reich, who said those markings were irrelevant.But this presumption may be rebutted by the slightest indication to the contrary.However, Winchester did make attempts to rebut some of the allegations contained in the notice itself.But Labour councillors rebutted the Conservative group's allegation by accusing them of not wanting to face the truth.He could neither publicly rebut the false arguments of the government nor check the violence of his friends.Then as later, bald men liked to rebut the jokers by recalling great bald men of the past.One must not explain away false ideas but rebut them.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrebutre‧but /rɪˈbʌt/ verb (rebutted, rebutting) [transitive] formal to prove that a statement or a charge made against you is falseThis clause could be used to rebut the suggestion made by the landlord’s insurers.rebuttal noun [countable]a point-by-point rebuttal of the accusations→ See Verb table
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Verb table
rebut
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrebut
he, she, itrebuts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrebutted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rebutted
he, she, ithas rebutted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rebutted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rebut
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rebutted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rebutting
he, she, itis rebutting
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you, we, theyare rebutting
Past
I, he, she, itwas rebutting
you, we, theywere rebutting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rebutting
he, she, ithas been rebutting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rebutting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rebutting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rebutting
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