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counter-statement

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A statement made in opposition to another; a denial; a refutation.

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Examples

  • Though fantasy would have existed "whenever stories were told which were understood by their authors (and readers) as being impossible" we cannot be certain, "before the rise of science" that this was an aesthetic purpose, that "they stood as counter-statement to a dominant world-view".

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Wahneema Lubiano alleged favoritism by Duke toward the team and demanded a counter-statement from Duke denouncing the players.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Explaining Brodhead

  • Trying to get me or, if necessary, someone else to refute an argument by making a very specific counter-statement about recent trends in agricultural production.

    National Post Today « Climate Audit

  • His evidence would have been subject to cross-examination, and then another counter-statement would have been made on behalf of the Countess, and her witnesses would have been brought forward.

    Lady Anna

  • With this counter-statement he was obliged to be content.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • But there exists a counter-statement to the effect that the name commemorates that of one of the surveyors of the channel.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • As for Graham Greene, the Committee did protest his being denied a visa but only after harrowing debate, telephone calls, threats of issuing a counter-statement; this I knew of at second hand, but others may recall the strange episode in detail.

    Ideology and Vietnam

  • Conspiracy would possess for the readers of the "Cornhill," but objected to its publication, on the ground that it would call forth a counter-statement, which he could not justly exclude, and thus introduce

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • Straightway the storekeepers and innholders along the Concord road published a counter-statement, that it had been measured by sworn surveyors, and the distance found to be only two hundred and thirty-six rods further than by the other way.

    The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 1, January, 1884

  • Gerhardt has published Leibnitz's own history of the Calculus as a counter-statement.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 02, No. 08, June 1858

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