disputant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dispute +‎ -ant

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

disputant (plural disputants)

  1. A participant in a dispute.
    • 1893, Henry James, Collaboration [1]
      One of the liveliest scenes of the performance was the evening, last winter, on which I became aware that one of my compatriots – an American, my good friend Alfred Bonus – was engaged in a controversy somewhat acrimonious, on a literary subject, with Herman Heidenmauer, the young composer who had been playing to us divinely a short time before and whom I thought of neither as a disputant nor as an Englishman.

Adjective[edit]

disputant (comparative more disputant, superlative most disputant)

  1. Disputing; engaged in controversy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

disputant

  1. present participle of disputar

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

disputant

  1. Present participle of disputer.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

disputant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of disputō