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ar·gu·a·ble

 (är′gyo͞o-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Open to argument: an arguable question, still unresolved.
2. Capable of being argued plausibly; defensible in argument: three arguable points of law.

ar′gu·a·bly adv.

arguably

(ˈɑːɡjʊəblɪ)
adv
(sentence modifier) it can be argued that

ar•gu•a•bly

(ˈɑr gyu ə bli)
adv.
1. as can be argued.
2. as can be supported or shown by persuasive argument: That is arguably the best book on the subject.
[1890–95]
usage: The adverb arguably means that the assertion is open to debate or argument, but it usually implies that the assertion can be supported, proven, or shown by persuasive argument.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.arguably - as can be shown by argument; "she is arguably the best"

arguably

adverb possibly, potentially, conceivably, plausibly, feasibly, questionably, debatably, deniably, disputably, contestably, controvertibly, dubitably, refutably They are arguably the most successful band of the decade.
Translations

arguably

[ˈɑːgjʊəblɪ] ADV he is arguably the best player in the worldse podría mantener que es el mejor jugador del mundo

arguably

[ˈɑːrgjuəbli] adv
it is arguably ... → on peut soutenir que c'est ..., c'est sans doute ...

arguably

advwohl; this is arguably his best bookdies dürfte (wohl) sein bestes Buch sein

arguably

[ˈɑːgjʊəblɪ] adv it is arguably ...si può sostenere che sia...
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