under debate


: discussed in a manner where people can offer different opinions : being debated
These topics are still under debate.

Examples of under debate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Michigan — the southern half of it anyway — is still under an air quality alert, but for how long is under debate. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 9 June 2023 While the center’s legacy is still under debate, the urgent question now is where the 400 people a day who use it will go. Mallory Moench, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Dec. 2022 Whether election clerks must accept absentee ballots with missing address information has been under debate since September when a Waukesha County judge ruled state law does not allow election clerks to fill in missing address information on absentee ballots. Molly Beck, Journal Sentinel, 20 Oct. 2022 While the exact relationship between wages and inflation remains under debate, economists are much clearer on how raising interest rates puts people out of work. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, 30 Sep. 2022 The legitimacy of the mask order has been under debate in Texas courts, with battling suits between Jenkins, Gov. Greg Abbott and Dallas County Commissioner J.J. Koch. Dallas News, 25 Feb. 2022 That Ghislaine Maxwell was Epstein’s No. 2 is not under debate. Guy Martin, Forbes, 12 Dec. 2021 The legislation was then inserted into the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill, which is under debate. Debra Utacia Krol, The Arizona Republic, 10 Oct. 2021 Nirenberg said some communities historically have been hard to count, particularly in major cities, and that will remain under debate. Megan Stringer, San Antonio Express-News, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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“Under debate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20debate. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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