debating team

Definition of debating team

  1. :  a group that competes against other teams in formal debates She was on the debating team at school.

Word by Word Definitions

debateplay debating
  1. :  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

  1. :  fight, contend

    :  to contend in words

    :  to discuss a question by considering opposed arguments

teamplay
  1. :  a number of persons associated together in work or activity: such as

    :  a group on one side (as in football or a debate)

    :  crew, gang

  1. :  of or performed by a team

    :  marked by devotion to teamwork rather than individual achievement

  1. :  to yoke or join in a team

    :  to put together in a coordinated ensemble

    :  to convey or haul with a team


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