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

 

Hyponyms: argy-bargy, argle-bargle, firestorm, sparring, polemic, fight

 

Derivational Morphology: argue, contend, debate, fence, quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate, challenge, gainsay, contest, repugn, deliberate

 

 
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