Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/03/19 Prebuttal

Prebuttal (noun)
prebuttal [pri-buht-l, pree-]


noun
1. an argument constructed in anticipation of a criticism: The alderman began his speech with a question-answer style prebuttal.


Origin: First recorded in 1980–85; pre-+ (re)buttal

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