disputed

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈpjuːtɪd/
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  • Hyphenation: dis‧put‧ed

AdjectiveEdit

disputed (comparative more disputed, superlative most disputed)

  1. Argued; not certain, agreed upon, or accepted.
    The theory, though common, was widely disputed.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity”, in English World-Wide[1], page 13:
      The etymology of the term Japlish is disputed and contentiously so.

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VerbEdit

disputed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of dispute
    They disputed the issue loudly and vehemently.

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