[ UK /ɹɪbˈʌtə‍l/ ]
[ US /ɹiˈbətəɫ, ɹɪˈbətəɫ/ ]
  1. (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
  2. the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument
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How To Use rebuttal In A Sentence

  • The ladies took the stand for the second time during the surrebuttal and again dumped on Lana shamelessly. Guilty Feelings
  • Many of Rogers' assertions and specific rebuttals (which form, in effect, a counter-reading of Kornbluh's book) are best answered by Kornbluh himself.
  • There were pointed fingers and raised voices, harsh accusations and angry rebuttals.
  • In general, an effective rebuttal will require evidence that Marjorie's actions were voluntary.
  • Adding new homes to an existing neighbourhood is the best rebuttal to any scheme to clear out houses and build a high-rise.
  • But Citronella's hide is made of Teflon and the constant rebuttals just don't stick. RESCUING ROSE
  • Responding to this personal attack, Paul's comments are a sarcastic rebuttal of the denunciations of his victims.
  • It was his rebuttal to the city dignitaries who had exiled his father.
  • No book can offer a rebuttal to all criticisms of Cuba, and it's reasonable to say that no book should.
  • To the extent that the motion for leave to submit surrebuttal is a motion to compel, as discussed above, it is denied.
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