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controversial

adjective  us   /ˌkɑn·trəˈvɜr·ʃəl, -ˈvɜr·si·əl/
causing or likely to cause disagreement: a controversial theory/movie
controversially
adverb  /ˌkɑn·trəˈvɜr·ʃə·li, -ˈvɜr·si·ə·li/
They are also very controversially talking about taxing Social Security benefits more than they are now.
Translations of “controversial”
in Korean 논란의 여지가 있는…
in Arabic مُثير لِلجَدل…
in Portuguese polêmico, controvertido…
in Catalan polèmic…
in Japanese 物議をかもす…
in Italian controverso, polemico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有爭議的, 引起爭議的…
in Russian спорный…
in Turkish tartışmalı, tartışmaya açık, nizalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有争议的, 引起争议的…
in Polish kontrowersyjny…
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