Translation of "dispute" - English-Traditional 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. 他是那個時期最好的藝術家,很少有人對此存有異議。
The circumstances of her death have been hotly disputed. 她的死引起了激烈的爭論。
[ + (that) ] I don't dispute (that) Lucas' films are entertaining, but they haven't got much depth. 我並不否認盧卡斯的電影具有娛樂價值,但這些電影都沒有甚麽深度。
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). 他是個喜歡爭論的青年。
disputed uk us /dɪˈspjuː.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ adjective

a disputed border/goal 有爭議的邊界/進球
disputed territory 有爭議的領土

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