argumentative Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"argumentative" in British English

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argumentativeadjective

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   us   /-li/
(Definition of argumentative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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argumentativeadjective

 us   /ˌɑr·ɡjəˈmen·tə·t̬ɪv/
quick to ​disagree and ​argue: Don’t be so argumentative.
(Definition of argumentative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “argumentative”
in Arabic جَدليّ…
in Korean 말싸움을 좋아하는…
in Portuguese argumentativo, contestador…
in Catalan polèmic, discutidor…
in Japanese 議論好きな, 論争的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好争辩的, 好争吵的…
in Turkish tartışan, tartışmaya eğilimli…
in Russian любящий поспорить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好爭辯的, 好爭吵的…
in Italian polemico…
in Polish kłótliwy…
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