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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.

disputed

(dɪˈspjuːtɪd)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of a territory) claimed by more than one sovereign state
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disputed - subject to disagreement and debate
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"
Translations

disputed

[dɪsˈpjuːtɪd] ADJ [decision] → discutido; [territory] → en litigio
a disputed matterun asunto contencioso, un asunto en litigio

disputed

[dɪˈspjuːtɪd] adj [territory, region, border] → contesté(e)

disputed

[dɪsˈpjuːtɪd] adj (territory) → contestato/a
References in classic literature ?
The old prince disputed it chaffingly, but without getting angry.
For four generations your royal predecessors disputed about possession of that island, without falling out.
Levin did not in the least understand what was the matter, and he marveled at the passion with which it was disputed whether or not the decision about Flerov should be put to the vote.
THE FOX and the Leopard disputed which was the more beautiful of the two.
Speaking during the distribution in Bavel district's Prey Preal village on Tuesday, the governor said the disputed land was divided into 51 plots for the 48 families involved.
This, according to the report, is due to the ongoing low liquidity in the market that results in delays in paying out the disputed amounts, it added.
The regulation shall guarantee the right of the subscriber to request to restore the disputed telecommunications service during the submission procedure of the dispute request.
New Delhi must understand the simple fact that Kashmir dispute is an internationally accepted one so jailing the Kashmiri leaders can only delay in its resolution but it cannot affect its disputed nature.
All companies are required to disclose the disputed tax liability as a contingent liability in their annual reports, according to Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013.
It was said that 56 disputed including 20 of land ownership, 18 monitory, 8 families disputes, 8 forestry and 12 others were settled through the council.
Experience shows that over half of receivables greater than 30 days past due are disputed, so the speed in which disputes are researched and resolved with the customer can directly decrease the number of past-due receivables.
This reporting and compliance function requires not only a technical knowledge of the law, but also an understanding of the range of potential factors that may affect the ultimate characterization and treatment of a disputed issue.