debatable

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From Old French debatable (French débattable)

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debatable (comparative more debatable, superlative most debatable)

  1. Controversial. Not fully proved, open to debate, sometimes used humorously.
    Those data are debatable, no one has been able to replicate them.
    It's debatable whether he is a stud.
  2. Of a person, argumentative.
    That debatable individual.
  3. A fitting subject for debate.
    The lack of bonuses isn't debatable.

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