Translation of "debate" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dɪˈbeɪt/ us /dɪˈbeɪt/

talk or arguments about a subject

There has been a lot of public debate about the safety of food.
verb uk /dɪˈbeɪt/ us /dɪˈbeɪt/ present participle debating, past tense and past participle debated

to talk about a subject in a formal way

These issues need to be debated.

to try to make a decision about something

darle vueltas a
I’m still debating whether to go out tonight or not.

(Translation of “debate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /diˈbeit/

a discussion or argument, especially a formal one in front of an audience

a Parliamentary debate.
debatable adjective

doubtful; able to be argued about

a debatable point.

(Translation of “debate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)