dispute

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See also: Dispute and disputé

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English disputen, from Old French desputer (French disputer), from Latin disputāre (to dispute, discuss, examine, compute, estimate), from dis- (apart) + putāre (to reckon, consider, think, originally make clean, clear up), related to purus (pure). Compare compute, count, impute, repute, amputate, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun)
    • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɪs.pjuːt/
    • (US) IPA(key): /dɪsˈpjuːt/
    • (file)
  • (verb)
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Noun[edit]

dispute (plural disputes)

  1. An argument or disagreement, a failure to agree.
  2. (uncountable) Verbal controversy or disagreement; altercation; debate.

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Verb[edit]

dispute (third-person singular simple present disputes, present participle disputing, simple past and past participle disputed)

  1. (intransitive) to contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another
  2. (transitive) to make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss
    Some residents disputed the proposal, saying it was based more on emotion than fact.
  3. to oppose by argument or assertion; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of
    to dispute assertions or arguments
    • (Can we date this quote by Bancroft and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      to seize goods under the disputed authority of writs of assistance
  4. to strive or contend about; to contest
    • (Can we date this quote by Prescott and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      to dispute the possession of the ground with the Spaniards
  5. (obsolete) to struggle against; to resist

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin disputāre.

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dispute f (plural disputes)

  1. dispute

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dispute f

  1. plural of disputa

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Portuguese[edit]

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dispute

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of disputar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of disputar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of disputar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of disputar

Romanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dispute f

  1. indefinite plural of dispută
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of dispută

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /disˈpute/, [d̪isˈput̪e]

Verb[edit]

dispute

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of disputar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of disputar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of disputar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of disputar.