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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An example that refutes or disproves a hypothesis, proposition, or theorem.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An exception to a proposed general rule; a specific instance of the falsity of a universally quantified statement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. refutation by example


counter- +‎ example (Wiktionary)



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