from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An argument in opposition to another.
- n. Something that undermines an argument or deters someone from action: The large number of police provided a powerful counterargument to riotous behavior.
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- n. An argument that is opposed to another argument.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an argument offered in opposition to another argument
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The main counterargument is that a Kurdish-Shiite invading army would have made it even harder to deal with Sunnis after Saddam fell.
The main counterargument would probably be that such terrorists have not committed treason.
The last counterargument is literally an ancient one.
But the counterargument is that it's just the way technology works — things replace things.
My basic counterargument is that Chile is incomparable both on scale of the crimes and the overall policy picture instituted by Pinochet.
The counterargument is that there are trillions of planets.
The other counterargument is that the costs involved in fixing SS may be such that it makes sense to make the transition.
One major counterargument is that by forcing people to act differently, there may have been essentially forced opportunities to re-evaluate stereotypes.
For the record, your counterargument is wikipedia, the (American) television station ESPN and some South-African website?
Of course the counterargument is that the rest of the computer has gotten faster, more reliable and more functional over the years too, yet has gotten a lot cheaper.