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argumentative

adjective uk   /ˌɑːɡ.jʊˈmen.tə.tɪv/ us    /ˌɑːrɡ.jʊˈmen.t̬ə.t̬ɪv/ disapproving
often arguing or wanting to argue: Don't be so argumentative.
argumentatively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “argumentative”
in Korean 말싸움을 좋아하는…
in Arabic جَدليّ…
in Portuguese argumentativo, contestador…
in Catalan polèmic, discutidor…
in Japanese 議論好きな, 論争的な…
in Italian polemico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好爭辯的, 好爭吵的…
in Russian любящий поспорить…
in Turkish tartışan, tartışmaya eğilimli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好争辩的, 好争吵的…
in Polish kłótliwy…
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