- (transitive) to prove (a statement, theory, charge, etc) of (a person) to be false or incorrect; disprove
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re•fute /rɪˈfyut/USA pronunciation v. [~ + object], -fut•ed, -fut•ing.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ref•u•ta•tion /ˌrɛfyʊˈteɪʃən/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]Refutation of the charges against him is impossible.[countable]refutations of guilt.
re•fute (ri fyo̅o̅t′),USA pronunciation v.t., -fut•ed, -fut•ing.
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refute /rɪˈfjuːt/ vb
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