English edit

Etymology edit

dispute +‎ -ant

Pronunciation edit

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /dəˈspjutənt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈspjuː.tənt/
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Noun edit

disputant (plural disputants)

  1. A participant in a dispute.
    • 1893, Henry James, Collaboration [1]
      One of the liveliest scenes of the performance was the evening, last winter, on which I became aware that one of my compatriots – an American, my good friend Alfred Bonus – was engaged in a controversy somewhat acrimonious, on a literary subject, with Herman Heidenmauer, the young composer who had been playing to us divinely a short time before and whom I thought of neither as a disputant nor as an Englishman.

Adjective edit

disputant (comparative more disputant, superlative most disputant)

  1. Disputing; engaged in controversy.

Catalan edit

Verb edit


  1. gerund of disputar

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Pronunciation edit

Participle edit


  1. present participle of disputer

Further reading edit

Latin edit

Verb edit


  1. third-person plural present active indicative of disputō