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prebuttal

noun; blending and clipping
Apparent meaning: a counter-argument prepared before another argument Reason used: describing an argument before the anticipated rebuttal. “pre-” (anticipated) + “rebuttal” (counter-argument).
 
Me: what if they are against our finding in the Xilinx model My group partner: well, let’s outline a prebuttal for their argument.
Etymology : Analysis: ‘before, anticipated’ (pre-) + ‘argument, refute’ (rebuttal, reboter from French)
Source : before defending our theory in a researching presentation)
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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