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moot

adjective [not gradable]  /mut/ us  

moot adjective [not gradable] (NOT WORTH CONSIDERING)

law having no practical use or meaning: Because the claim of negligence was denied, seeking an award for damages was moot.

moot adjective [not gradable] (NOT DECIDED)

(of a matter being considered) that has not been decided and can therefore still be discussed: Whether or not to make the school coeducational is still a moot point, and we’ll be discussing it over the next few months.
Translations of “moot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 提出…供討論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提出…供讨论…
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