HyperDic: disputation

English > 2 senses of the word disputation:
NOUNcommunicationdisputation, debate, public debatethe formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
communicationdisputation, controversy, contention, contestation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguinga contentious speech act
disputation > pronunciation
Soundsdihspyuw'tey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > disputation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote).
Synonymsdebate, public debate
Broaderpublic speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentationdelivering an address to a public audience
Spanishdebate
Verbsdisputehave a disagreement over something
English > disputation: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.
Synonymscontroversy, contention, contestation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing
Narrowerargy-bargy, argle-bargleA verbal / verbal / verbal dispute
fightAn intense verbal / verbal / verbal dispute
firestormAn outburst of controversy
polemicA controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
sparringAn argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
Broaderdispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflictA disagreement or argument about something important
Spanishbronca, controversia, discusión, disputa, lid, pelea, pendencia, polémica, quimera, riña
Catalanargument, controvèrsia, discussió, disputa, lliça, polèmica
Verbsdisputetake exception to
disputehave a disagreement over something

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