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refute

[rɪ'fjuːt] брит. / амер.

гл.

опровергать, доказывать ложность, несостоятельность

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Short of a randomized controlled trial (which would, on the average, allocate the people with the confounding factor equally to smoking and nonsmoking groups) the confounding argument is difficult to refute completely.
Без рандомизированного контролируемого испытания (в котором лица с вмешивающимся фактором будут одинаково распределены между группами курящих и некурящих) доводы о влиянии вмешивающегося фактора трудно полностью опровергнуть.
Fletcher, Robert,Fletcher, Suzanne,Wagner, Edward H. / Clinical epidemiologyФлетчер, Роберт,Флетчер, Сьюзан,Вагнер, Эдвард / Клиническая эпидемиология
Клиническая эпидемиология
Флетчер, Роберт,Флетчер, Сьюзан,Вагнер, Эдвард
© 1996 Williams & Wilkins
© Перевод на русский язык и оформление, "Медиа Сфера", 1997.
Clinical epidemiology
Fletcher, Robert,Fletcher, Suzanne,Wagner, Edward H.
© 1996 Williams & Wilkins
We already spoke in detail of the political qualities of this strata in Socialism and the Political Struggle and we greatly regret that Mr. Tikhomirov did not consider it necessary to refute our ideas.
О политических свойствах этого слоя мы уже подробно говорили в брошюре «Социализм и политическая борьба», и мы очень жалеем, что г. Тихомиров не счел нужным опровергнуть наши соображения.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
To refute them he asked the city council to put under his care patients that had been pronounced incurable.
Чтобы опровергнуть их, Парацельс попросил городской совет передать ему больных, считавшихся неизлечимыми.
Maugham, Somerset / The MagicianМоэм, Сомерсет / Маг
Маг
Моэм, Сомерсет
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© Перевод. Н. И. Кролик, 2009
© The Royal Literary Fund, 1908
The Magician
Maugham, Somerset
© Serenity Publishers 2008
"With respect to that other, more weighty accusation, of having injured Mr. Wickham, I can only refute it by laying before you the whole of his connection with my family.
По поводу второго, более тяжкого обвинения, - в нанесении ущерба мистеру Уикхему, - я могу оправдаться, лишь рассказав Вам о его связях с нашей семьей.
Austen, Jane / Pride and prejudiceОстин, Джейн / Гордость и предубеждение
Гордость и предубеждение
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Pride and prejudice
Austen, Jane
© BiblioLife, LLC
In Vestnik Narodnoi Voli a certain Mr. Tarasov exerts himself to refute one of the fundamental propositions of Marx’s historical theory.
В «Вестнике Народной Воли» некто г. Тарасов усиливается опровергнуть одно из основных положений исторической теории Маркса.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
But Plikt forced her students to play both sides of an argument, proposing their own ideas, then attacking them in order to refute their own objections.
Пликт же заставляла учащихся играть роли противоположных сторон в дискуссии, чтобы они выдвигали теорию, а затем атаковали ее, чтобы при этом объяснить собственные непонятные моменты.
Card, Orson Scott / XenocideКард, Орсон Скот / Ксеноцид
Ксеноцид
Кард, Орсон Скот
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
© Copyright перевод с английского Владимир Марченко
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2000
Xenocide
Card, Orson Scott
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
It follows from this that what was said above in criticism of the metaphysical assumptions of various forms of contensivism does not refute the positions of those doctrines.
Из этого следует, что изложенная выше критика метафизических предпосылок различных видов контенсивизма не опровергает позиций этих содержательных теорий.
Curry, Haskell B. / Foundations of Mathematical LogicКарри, Хаскелл Б. / Основания математической логики
Основания математической логики
Карри, Хаскелл Б.
© Издательство «Мир», 1969
Foundations of Mathematical Logic
Curry, Haskell B.
© 1963 by Haskell B. Curry.
© 1977 by Haskell B. Curry.
There's another lodger here besides me, marked with smallpox too, an old clerk, but he's awfully prosaic, and as soon as Pyotr Ippolitovitch begins to speak he tries to refute him and contradict.
Тут есть, кроме меня, еще жилец чиновник, тоже рябой, и уже старик, но тот ужасный прозаик, и чуть Петр Ипполитович заговорит, тотчас начнет его сбивать и противоречить.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
All these programs refute three widely held myths.
Все эти программы опровергают три широко распространенных мифа.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
But after all that has been said on this subject in the preceding chapter, we need not stop to refute, or rather to explain the real meaning of that conclusion.
Но после всего сказанного на этот счет в предыдущей главе, нам не нужно останавливаться на опровержении или — лучше сказать — на выяснении истинного смысла этого довода.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
The many places where it seems to refute itself did not confuse her in the least.
Встречающиеся там многочисленные противоречия не смущали Лизу ни в коей мере.
Steinbeck, John / East Of EdenСтейнбек, Джон / На восток от Эдема
На восток от Эдема
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
East Of Eden
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1952
© renewed Elaine Steinbeck, Thom Steinbeck, and John Steinbeck IV, 1980
`What's that, then?' I retorted, showing a decided purple witness to refute her.
- А это что? - возразила я, показывая обличительный синяк.
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
However, there is one opposing theory — namely, common sense — which reason requires me to refute in detail wherever it seems to conflict with what I am asserting.
Тем не менее, существует одна враждебная теория, а именно: здравый смысл, — подробного опровержения которой требует мой разум, когда она вступает в конфликт с моими утверждениями.
Deutsch, David / The Fabric of RealityДойч, Дэвид / Структура реальности
Структура реальности
Дойч, Дэвид
© Перевод на русский язык, НИЦ «Регулярная и хаотическая динамика», 2001
The Fabric of Reality
Deutsch, David
© David Deutsch, 1997
"I DON'T BELIEVE it, I can't believe it!" repeated Razumihin, trying in perplexity to refute Raskolnikov's arguments.
-- ... Не верю! Не могу верить! -- повторял озадаченный Разумихин, стараясь всеми силами опровергнуть доводы Раскольникова.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
But my father always used to say that without counterevidence to refute a theory, science would never progress.
Но без опровержения гипотез не может быть научного прогресса... Отец всегда так говорил.
Murakami, Haruki / Kafka on the shoreМураками, Харуки / Кафка на пляже
Кафка на пляже
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami, 2002
© Перевод. С. Логачев, И. Логачев, 2005
© ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2005
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki
© 2005 by Haruki Murakami

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rɪ'fjuːtVerbопровергать; доказывать ложность; несостоятельностьExamples

to refute completely — полностью опровергать

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refute a contention
опровергать заявление
refute arguments
опровергать доводы
refute an allegation
опровергать заявление
refuting substitution
опровергающая подстановка

Word forms

refute

verb
Basic forms
Pastrefuted
Imperativerefute
Present Participle (Participle I)refuting
Past Participle (Participle II)refuted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I refutewe refute
you refuteyou refute
he/she/it refutesthey refute
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am refutingwe are refuting
you are refutingyou are refuting
he/she/it is refutingthey are refuting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have refutedwe have refuted
you have refutedyou have refuted
he/she/it has refutedthey have refuted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been refutingwe have been refuting
you have been refutingyou have been refuting
he/she/it has been refutingthey have been refuting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I refutedwe refuted
you refutedyou refuted
he/she/it refutedthey refuted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was refutingwe were refuting
you were refutingyou were refuting
he/she/it was refutingthey were refuting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had refutedwe had refuted
you had refutedyou had refuted
he/she/it had refutedthey had refuted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been refutingwe had been refuting
you had been refutingyou had been refuting
he/she/it had been refutingthey had been refuting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will refutewe shall/will refute
you will refuteyou will refute
he/she/it will refutethey will refute
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be refutingwe shall/will be refuting
you will be refutingyou will be refuting
he/she/it will be refutingthey will be refuting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have refutedwe shall/will have refuted
you will have refutedyou will have refuted
he/she/it will have refutedthey will have refuted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been refutingwe shall/will have been refuting
you will have been refutingyou will have been refuting
he/she/it will have been refutingthey will have been refuting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would refutewe should/would refute
you would refuteyou would refute
he/she/it would refutethey would refute
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be refutingwe should/would be refuting
you would be refutingyou would be refuting
he/she/it would be refutingthey would be refuting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have refutedwe should/would have refuted
you would have refutedyou would have refuted
he/she/it would have refutedthey would have refuted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been refutingwe should/would have been refuting
you would have been refutingyou would have been refuting
he/she/it would have been refutingthey would have been refuting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am refutedwe are refuted
you are refutedyou are refuted
he/she/it is refutedthey are refuted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being refutedwe are being refuted
you are being refutedyou are being refuted
he/she/it is being refutedthey are being refuted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been refutedwe have been refuted
you have been refutedyou have been refuted
he/she/it has been refutedthey have been refuted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was refutedwe were refuted
you were refutedyou were refuted
he/she/it was refutedthey were refuted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being refutedwe were being refuted
you were being refutedyou were being refuted
he/she/it was being refutedthey were being refuted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been refutedwe had been refuted
you had been refutedyou had been refuted
he/she/it had been refutedthey had been refuted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be refutedwe shall/will be refuted
you will be refutedyou will be refuted
he/she/it will be refutedthey will be refuted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been refutedwe shall/will have been refuted
you will have been refutedyou will have been refuted
he/she/it will have been refutedthey will have been refuted