debatable

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From Old French debatable (French débattable).

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debatable (comparative more debatable, superlative most debatable)

  1. Open to debate; not fully proved or confirmed.
    Those data are debatable: no one has been able to replicate them.
    It's debatable whether he is the best candidate for the position.
  2. Able to be debated; up for discussion.
    The lack of bonuses this year is not debatable.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Of a person, argumentative.
    that debatable individual

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