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contentious

adjective uk   /kənˈten.ʃəs/ us  
causing or likely to cause disagreement: a contentious decision/policy/issue/subject She has some rather contentious views on education.Debate and discussion
contentiousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Debate and discussion
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