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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.

disputable

(dɪˈspjuːtəbəl; ˈdɪspjʊtə-)
adj
capable of being argued; debatable
disˌputaˈbility, disˈputableness n
disˈputably adv

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.
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"

disputable

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

disputable

[dɪsˈpjuːtəbl] ADJdiscutible

disputable

adjsehr zweifelhaft, disputabel

disputable

[dɪsˈpjuːtəbl] adjdiscutibile, contestabile

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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