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dis•pu•ta•tion



Pronunciation: (dis"pyoo-tā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of disputing or debating; verbal controversy; discussion or debate.
2. an academic exercise consisting of the arguing of a thesis between its maintainer and its opponents.
3. Obs.conversation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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