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debate

noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈbeɪt/
English a discussion, esp. one in which several people with different opinions about something discuss them seriously, or the process of discussing something: [U] Education is always a topic of interest and public debate.
debate
verb [I/T]  us   /dɪˈbeɪt/
[I] Congress debated for several hours without reaching a vote.
Translations of “debate”
in Arabic نِقاش, جَدَل, مُناظَرة…
in Korean 토론…
in Malaysian debat…
in French débat…
in Turkish tartışma, müzakere…
in Italian dibattito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 談論,討論, 爭論,辯論…
in Russian дискуссия, спор…
in Polish dyskusja, debata…
in Vietnamese cuộc tranh luận…
in Spanish debate…
in Portuguese debate, discussão…
in Thai การโต้วาที…
in German die Debatte…
in Catalan debat…
in Japanese 議論…
in Indonesian debat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谈论,讨论, 争论,辩论…
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