Definition of a matter of debate
- Whether or not the tax cuts benefit the poor is still a matter of debate.
: a subject under consideration
: a subject of disagreement or litigation
: the events or circumstances of a particular situation
: to form or discharge pus : suppurate
: to be of importance : signify
: a contention by words or arguments : such as
: the formal discussion of a motion (see 1motion 3a) before a deliberative body according to the rules of parliamentary procedure
: a regulated discussion of a proposition (see 1proposition 1b) between two matched sides
: fight, contend
: to contend in words
: to discuss a question by considering opposed arguments
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