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Etymology

From Old French desputer (French: dispute).

Noun

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Singular
dispute

Plural
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dispute ({{{1}}})
  1. an argument or disagreement, a failure to agree

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Verb

Infinitive
to dispute

Third person singular
disput

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to dispute (third-person singular simple present disput, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another; to discuss; to reason; to debate; to altercate; to wrangle.
  2. To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss.
  3. To oppose by argument or assertion; to attempt to overthrow; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of; as, to dispute assertions or arguments.
  4. To strive or contend about; to contest.
  5. To struggle against; to resist.
  6. Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate.
  7. Contest; struggle; quarrel.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] disputare

Pronunciation

Noun

dispute f. (plural disputes)

  1. dispute

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Italian

Noun

dispute f.

  1. Plural form of disputa.

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