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disputation Explained

disputation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dıs'pju:'teıʃən]

disputation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U and C] formal a discussion about a subject which people cannot agree on//

disputation at German => English Of Explained:

disputation

disputation at German => English Of Explained:

disputation

Disputation at German => English Of Explained:

Disputation [dispuːtatsiːoːn]nsf
disputation

disputation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Reasoning): reasoning, rationalism, dialectics, induction, generalization, inquiry, argumentation, controversy, debate, polemics, contention, disputation, logic, thought, thinking, process of reasoning, deduction, induction, abduction, synthesis, analysis, argument.

disputation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[C, U] (formal) a discussion about sth that people cannot agree on

disputation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[C, U] (formal) a discussion about sth that people cannot agree on

Disputation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Disputation \Dis`pu*ta"tion\, n. [OE. desputeson, disputacion,
OF. desputeison, F. disputation, fr. L. disputatio. See
{Dispute}, v. i.]
1. The act of disputing; a reasoning or argumentation in
opposition to something, or on opposite sides; controversy
in words; verbal contest respecting the truth of some
fact, opinion, proposition, or argument.

2. A rhetorical exercise in which parties reason in
opposition to each other on some question proposed.

disputation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

disputation
n 1: the formal presentation of and opposition to a stated
proposition (usually followed by a vote) [syn: {debate},
{public debate}]
2: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong
disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
[syn: {controversy}, {contention}, {contestation}, {disceptation},
{tilt}, {argument}, {arguing}]

disputation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » disputatio|lang=la

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsˌpjuːˈteɪʃən/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The act of disputing; a reasoning or argumentation in opposition to something, or on opposite sides; controversy in words; verbal contest respecting the truth of some fact, opinion, proposition, or argument.
    1. A rhetorical exercise in which parties reason in opposition to each other on some question proposed.

      Synonyms

      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:dispute -

      Related terms

      * disputable

  • disputant
  • disputatious
  • dispute

  • Translation: et » disputation
    Translation: fr » disputation
    Translation: ko » disputation
    Translation: io » disputation
    Translation: kn » disputation
    Translation: pl » disputation
    Translation: sv » disputation
    Translation: ta » disputation
    Translation: te » disputation
    Translation: vi » disputation
    Translation: zh » disputation