counterquestion

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counter- +‎ question

Noun[edit]

counterquestion (plural counterquestions)

  1. A question that serves as a reply to, or distraction from, another.
    • 2007 March 9, Richard Sandomir, “Baseball Bends on TV Plan, but Doubts Linger”, in New York Times[1]:
      This leads to a counterquestion — why can’t M.L.B. be happy to initiate its channel with a combined guaranteed 30 million subscribers?

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