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to prove or show to be false

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As quickly as ideas are formalised as 'best practice', they are, and should increasingly be, challenged or even disproved by new criteria.
Long before the Nobel ceremony, the observations of Cajal and others had disproved the network theory.
4) are boldly and persuasively disproved in Denis Hue's rich and very welcome overview of the early modern literary competition in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary.
He anticipated a time when the world at large would assume that Christianity had been disproved.
The results in Phase 1 disproved the hypothesis, because organic produce had 18 present residues and non-organic had 16.
This disproved the then-current hypothesis that toxicity was due to necrosis.
We believe that both S-M and S have disproved the IRS's determination of negligence.
That movement relied on the truism that, no matter what its components, a pattern (such as a plaid) can always be seen as reaffirming the facticity of the surface it covers--a truism precisely disproved by Wanklyn's paintings, which are intensely spatial.
This proposed idea is termed a falsifiable hypothesis - an idea that could, in principle, be disproved.
It roundly disproved the Cold War myths that equated capitalism with freedom and socialism with dictatorship, and it inspired idealists around the world.
The supernatural--or as I prefer to call it, the extranatural--can neither be proved nor disproved owing to its ineffable character.
Ironically, part of the researchers' hypothesis also appears to have been disproved.
Dave Thomas, an official with the SRDC and a member of its airport committee, indicates that studies submitted to the panel have disproved claims made by the opponents of the expansion, strengthening the position of northeastern Ontario.
The Evolution Series locomotive platform disproved the belief that increased environmental controls could not be imposed without increasing fuel consumption.
Boateng silenced the taunts with his inspirational display while Yakubu disproved fears he will be an expensive flop.