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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a contestable or arguable manner.

Usage examples (14)
  • If you have man-hands, the 360 controller is un-disputably superior.
  • The Principle of Charity implies that the speaker's beliefs are predominantly like our own, and, more disputably, that they are predominantly true (Davidson 1984).
  • Not even pariah states like Iran do … not even flaky ‘outlaw’ states like North Korea … not even disputably recognized miasmic statiods like (so-called) ‘Palestine’ …
  • Normal duties prompt the heart to pity persons as unhappy as Shamir's staff says their prime minister is, or as embarrassed as these forty-nine distinguished Americans less... for more
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