in dispute

idiom

: disagreed on : being argued about
The matter/issue is still in dispute.

Examples of in dispute in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Were the very basics of verifiable truths going to be in dispute for the length of the Trump era? TIME, 8 Feb. 2024 With 1983 best song winner Buffy Sainte-Marie’s ancestry now in dispute, Gladstone could also now be tied for the first Native American Oscar nominee in any category. Rebecca Sun, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Jan. 2024 Baldwin was also a producer on the film, though the extent of his oversight responsibilities has been in dispute. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 31 Jan. 2024 But the immense efforts of Hamas to militarize the enclave are not in dispute; nor are the intelligence failures of the Israeli military in underestimating the extent and importance of the network to Hamas’s survival. Gal Koplewitz, New York Times, 16 Jan. 2024 Background: The fate of the house has been in dispute for months. Mike Baker, New York Times, 28 Dec. 2023 But the amount that FTX actually owes remains in dispute, with a hearing set for early next year. Matthew Goldstein, New York Times, 20 Dec. 2023 The effectiveness of such technologies is in dispute among scientists and climate economists. Evan Halper, Washington Post, 15 Dec. 2023 Assets that have been transferred to his former wife will be in dispute. Alexandra Stevenson, New York Times, 5 Dec. 2023 See More

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“In dispute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20dispute. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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