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v to refute or to prove false by affirmative evidence to the contrary.
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The programme relies upon hearsay claims by anonymous alleged Ryanair pilots, despite the fact that Ryanair offered legally binding guarantees to these individuals of no sanction if they made these claims on the record, solely so that Ryanair could publish details of their individual flight records, fuel records, sickness records and safety reports which would disprove their false claims.
BALTIMORE - Evolution is a myth, claims author Ken Buraczynski in his colorful primer, "A Thesis on How Plane Geometry Disproves Evilution" (ISBN 0615387756).
If this episode proves anything, it disproves the old canard that homosexuals are peculiarly susceptible to blackmail.
The first pattern is termed conjunctive-like and is "Supports, -, -, -," where - indicates any response; the second is termed biconditional-like and is "Supports, disproves, disproves, -"; the third is conditional-like and is "Supports, any reply except disproves, disproves, -.
The groundbreaking study, in which Time Warner actively and willingly participated, disproves once and for all the myth that DSL service is cable modem's poor relation.
Avoiding the vitriol, Ostrom praises Feduccia's study even though it disproves Ostrom's contention that Archaeopteryx' claws were poorly designed for perching.
I guess it disproves the saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks," said Aron Ain, chief operating officer at Kronos.
This finding disproves earlier suggestions that worn teeth could serve to identify animals that had already hatched.
What's more, they don't even need to use our network to offer this service - which disproves their claim that the ICC's action would have any effect on competition or consumer prices.