rebatir
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rebatir(
rreh
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bah
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teer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to rebut)
a. to refute
El profesor presentó pruebas para rebatir mi argumento.The professor provided evidence to refute my argument.
b. to reject
Martín rebatió mi sugerencia y dijo que era ridícula.Martin rejected my suggestion and called it ridiculous.
2. (to counter)
a. to repel
La compañía rebatió el ataque y lanzó un contraataque.The company repelled the attack and launched a counterattack.
b. to parry
El hombre rebatió el puñetazo y noqueó al borracho que lo atacó.The man parried the punch and knocked out the drunkard that attacked him.
c. to ward off
El boxeador rebatía los golpes de su contrincante con estilo.The boxer warded off his rival's blow with style.
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rebatir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to refute
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rebatir
transitive verb
1 [+ataque] to repel; [+golpe] to parry; ward off
2 [+argumento] to reject; refute; [+sugerencia] to reject; [+tentación] to resist
3 [+suma] to reduce; [+descuento] to deduct; knock off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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