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debatable

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adjective de·bat·able \di-ˈbā-tə-bəl, dē-\

Simple Definition of debatable

  • —used to say that something may or may not be true or real

Full Definition of debatable

  1. 1 :  claimed by more than one country <debatable border territory>

  2. 2 a :  open to dispute :  questionable <the debatable wisdom of his advice> b :  open to debate

  3. 3 :  capable of being debated

de·bat·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of debatable

  1. <it's always debatable which college football team is really number one, since there's more than one ranking system>

  2. <the debatable wisdom of going back for another helping from the buffet>



1536

First Known Use of debatable

1536



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