Translation of "dispute" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /dɪˈspjuːt/

to disagree with something that someone says

Few would dispute his status as the finest artist of the period. 他是那个时期最好的艺术家,很少有人对此存有异议。
The circumstances of her death have been hotly disputed. 她的死引起了激烈的争论。
[ + (that) ] I don't dispute (that) Lucas' films are entertaining, but they haven't got much depth. 我并不否认卢卡斯的电影具有娱乐价值,但这些电影都没有什么深度。
disputation uk us /ˌdɪs.pjʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /-pjuː-/ noun [ C or U ] old use

(a) disagreement

disputatious uk us /ˌdɪs.pjʊˈteɪ.ʃəs/ US  /-pjuː-/ adjective old use

He's a disputatious young man (= he argues a lot). 他是个喜欢争论的青年。
disputed uk us /dɪˈspjuː.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ adjective

a disputed border/goal 有争议的边界/进球
disputed territory 有争议的领土

(Translation of “dispute verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)