arguable

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adjective ar·gu·able \ˈär-gyü-ə-bəl\

Definition of arguable

  1. 1 :  not certain or clearly true :  open to argument, dispute, or question an arguable point

  2. 2 :  able to be plausibly or convincingly argued —used to say that there are good reasons for believing that a statement is true It's arguable that catching [in baseball] today is far more difficult than it was in the 1950s, primarily because the running game is now so dominant. — Peter Gammons

Examples of arguable in a Sentence

  1. That word's pronunciation is arguable.

  2. That is an arguable point of view.

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First Known Use of arguable

circa 1611



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