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English definition of “moot”

moot

verb [T]     /muːt/ formal
to suggest something for discussion : The idea was first mooted as long ago as the 1840s. His name was mooted as a possible successor .Suggestions and proposals
(Definition of moot verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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