controverse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French controverse.

Noun[edit]

controverse ‎(plural controverses)

  1. (obsolete) Controversy.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.4:
      So fitly now here commeth next in place, / After the proofe of prowesse ended well, / The controverse of beauties soveraine grace […].

Verb[edit]

controverse ‎(third-person singular simple present controverses, present participle controversing, simple past and past participle controversed)

  1. (obsolete) to controvert

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French controverse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

controverse f ‎(plural controversen or controverses, diminutive controversetje n)

  1. controversy

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

controverse f ‎(plural controverses)

  1. controversy (debate, discussion of opposing opinions)

Verb[edit]

controverse

  1. inflection of controverser:
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

controverse

  1. feminine plural of controverso

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

contrōverse

  1. vocative masculine singular of contrōversus