Examples of controversy in a Sentence
The decision aroused much controversy among the students.
The new movie is a subject of controversy.
There is controversy surrounding the team's decision to trade the star pitcher.
The controversy is over whether he should be fired or not.
A controversy arose over the new law.
Recent Examples of controversy from the Web
Contemptor’s Justin Baragona analyzed her viewership since the scandal, comparing her average audience to the 12 weeks prior to the controversy unfolding.
The sale of the Patton Brook well to Southington led to more controversy; critics argued the city was too eager to sell a water resource for too little money.
Again, the insitgator to this controversy is pros interacting with fans.
Now a recent verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by LeGrier’s father is only adding to that controversy after a judge reversed a settlement given to the man’s family.
Fast-fashion giant Zara is no stranger to controversy.
The contribution wasn’t in reaction to the Remington controversy, said bank spokesman Bill Halldin, adding that the company also contributed to funds set up following the Las Vegas and Orlando tragedies.
The experimental program was created in reaction to the controversy created by Spin, LimeBike and Bird in March.
In addition to the controversy surrounding the design of the project, the sale of the land for the project remains in dispute.
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Origin and Etymology of controversy
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Definition of controversy for English Language Learners
: argument that involves many people who strongly disagree about something : strong disagreement about something among a large group of people
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legal Definition of controversy
- suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars
- —U.S. Constitution amend. VII
controversialplay \ˌkän-trə-ˈvər-shəl, -ˈvər-sē-əl\ adjective
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