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"debatable" in British English

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debatableadjective

uk   /dɪˈbeɪ.tə.bl̩/  us   /-t̬ə-/
not ​clear or ​certain because different ​people may have different ​opinions: [+ question word] It's debatable whether a ​universitydegreehelps at all. The ​value of some of the ​experiments is debatable.
(Definition of debatable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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debatableadjective

 us   /dɪˈbeɪ·t̬ə·bəl/
not ​clear, not ​certain, or not ​fixed; ​possibly not ​true: It’s debatable whether he could get a ​fairtrial here.
(Definition of debatable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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