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Definition 1: the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for disputation in the sense of this definition

(disputation is a kind of ...) delivering an address to a public audience

"people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"

Definition 2: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where disputation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were involved in a violent argument

Synonyms for disputation in the sense of this definition

(disputation is a kind of ...) a disagreement or argument about something important

"he had a dispute with his wife" "there were irreconcilable differences" "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

(... is a kind of disputation ) a verbal dispute; a wrangling argument

(... is a kind of disputation ) an outburst of controversy

"the incident triggered a political firestorm"

(... is a kind of disputation ) an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage

(... is a kind of disputation ) a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)

(... is a kind of disputation ) an intense verbal dispute

"a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"

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