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dispute

noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˈspjuːt/ /ˈdɪs.pjuːt/ us  
C2 an argument or disagreement, especially an official one between, for example, workers and employers or two countries with a common border: a bitter/long-running dispute a border dispute a pay/legal/trade dispute They have been unable to settle/resolve the dispute over working conditions. The unions are in dispute with management over pay.beyond (all) dispute C2 certainly: He is beyond all dispute the finest actor in Hollywood today.in dispute being doubted: I don't think her ability is in dispute - what I question is her attitude.open to dispute not certain: He says it's the best musical equipment you can buy, but I think that's open to dispute.
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dispute

verb [I or T] uk   /dɪˈspjuːt/ us  
C2 to disagree with something that someone says: Few would dispute his status as the finest artist of the period. The circumstances of her death have been hotly disputed. [+ (that)] I don't dispute (that) his movies are entertaining, but they don't have much depth.
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disputation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdɪs.pjʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /-pjuː-/ formal
a disagreement
disputatious
adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.pjʊˈteɪ.ʃəs/ us    /-pjuː-/ old use
He's a disputatious young man (= he argues a lot).
disputed
adjective uk   /dɪˈspjuː.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
a disputed border/goal disputed territory
(Definition of dispute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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