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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A regulated argument or discussion between two persons or groups who disagree.

Usage examples (39)
  • It is better to debate a question without deciding it than to decide it without debating it.
  • In either case, dressing the whole thing up in "debate" is futile.
  • That's what the "lifestyle change" debate is code for in the green space.
  • It seems you are following the Richard Conlin "debate is over!" talking point. for more
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