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dis·pute

 (dĭ-spyo͞ot′)
v. dis·put·ed, dis·put·ing, dis·putes
v.tr.
1.
a. To express disagreement over: disputed the plaintiff's claims.
b. To express disagreement with (someone): made his point so forcefully that nobody dared dispute him.
2. To question the truth or validity of; doubt: Her friends disputed her intentions.
3.
a. To strive to gain or win; struggle over: The two countries disputed the region for decades.
b. To strive against; resist: disputed the advance of the marauders.
v.intr.
To engage in discussion or debate: The candidates disputed over foreign policy. See Synonyms at discuss.
n.
1. A verbal controversy; a debate: the dispute over the existence of the Loch Ness monster.
2. A disagreement or quarrel: a bitter dispute over property rights.

[Middle English disputen, from Old French desputer, from Latin disputāre, to examine : dis-, apart; see dis- + putāre, to reckon; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·put′a·bil′i·ty n.
dis·put′a·ble (dĭ-spyo͞o′tə-bəl, dĭs′pyə-) adj.
dis·put′a·bly adv.
dis·put′er n.
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disputable

(dɪˈspjuːtəbəl; ˈdɪspjʊtə-)
adj
capable of being argued; debatable
disˌputaˈbility, disˈputableness n
disˈputably adv
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dis•put•a•ble

(dɪˈspyu tə bəl, ˈdɪs pyʊ-)

adj.
capable of being disputed; debatable; questionable.
[1540–50; < Latin]
dis•put`a•bil′i•ty, dis•put′a•ble•ness, n.
dis•put′a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disputable - capable of being disproved
contestable - capable of being contested
2.disputable - open to argument or debatedisputable - open to argument or debate; "that is a moot question"
controversial - marked by or capable of arousing controversy; "the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial"; "Rushdie's controversial book"; "a controversial decision on affirmative action"
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disputable

adjective
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Translations
قابِل للمُناقَشَه
sporný
diskutabel
vafasamur, umdeilanlegur
münakaşa götürürtartışmaya açık

disputable

[dɪsˈpjuːtəbl] ADJdiscutible
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disputable

adjsehr zweifelhaft, disputabel
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disputable

[dɪsˈpjuːtəbl] adjdiscutibile, contestabile
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dispute

(diˈspjuːt) verb
1. to argue against or deny. I'm not disputing what you say.
2. to argue (about). They disputed the ownership of the land for years.
noun
(an) argument or quarrel. a dispute over wages.
diˈsputable adjective
able to be argued about. Whether this change was an improvement is disputable.
ˌdispuˈtation noun
a formal argument.
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References in periodicals archive ?
I am grateful to one of the anonymous reviewers for pointing out the disputability of the conventional glossing of the title.
We propose to find the future of the humanities instead in the attributes that, to some observers, seem to be the very sources of its weakness: its radical incompletion, its inherent disputability, its constitutive openness to auto-critical revision and rethinking--the sense in which, in short, the humanities lives by placing itself in question (Said 2004, 12, 32).
Blackler (1995) adds that knowledge is a part of the active process of knowing, which is difficult to describe due to its disputability and situatedness.