debate

  • 1 Debate — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para el concepto de debate científico, véase consenso científico. Debate presidencial chileno, 17 de noviembre de 2005. Es una técnica de comunicación oral donde se expone un tema y una …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 2 Debate — De*bate , n. [F. d[ e]bat, fr. d[ e]battre. See {Debate}, v. t.] 1. A fight or fighting; contest; strife. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] On the day of the Trinity next ensuing was a great debate . . . and in that murder there were slain . . . fourscore …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 debate — I verb agitate, altercate, argue, argue pros and cons, attempt to disprove, bandy, battle verbally, canvass, confer with, confute, consider, consult with, contend, contest, controvert, deliberate, disagree, discept, discuss, dispute, engage in… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Debate — De*bate , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Debated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Debating}.] [OF. debatre, F. d[ e]battre; L. de + batuere to beat. See {Batter}, v. t., and cf. {Abate}.] 1. To engage in combat for; to strive for. [1913 Webster] Volunteers . . .… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 débâté — débâté, ée (dé bâ té, tée) part. passé. À qui on a ôté son bât. Un âne débâté.    Fig. C est un âne débâté, c est un homme très porté aux plaisirs de l amour …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 debate — sustantivo masculino 1. Diferencia de opinión sobre una cosa que mantienen varias personas: En la televisión hay un debate sobre las pensiones. El gobierno no ha decidido nada, el asunto está sometido a debate todavía …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 7 debate — ► NOUN 1) a formal discussion in a public meeting or legislature, in which opposing arguments are presented. 2) an argument. ► VERB 1) discuss or argue about. 2) consider; ponder. ● under debate Cf. ↑ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 debate — [dē bāt′, dibāt′] vi. debated, debating [ME debaten < OFr debatre, to fight, contend, debate: see DE & BATTER1] 1. to discuss opposing reasons; argue 2. to take part in a formal discussion or a contest in which opposing sides of a question are …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Debate — De*bate , v. i. 1. To engage in strife or combat; to fight. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Well could he tourney and in lists debate. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To contend in words; to dispute; hence, to deliberate; to consider; to discuss or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 debate — n disputation, forensic, *argumentation, dialectic Analogous words: controversy, *argument, dispute: contention, dis sension (see DISCORD) debate vb dispute, argue, *discuss, agitate Analogous words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 debate — [n] discussion of issues; consideration agitation, altercation, argument, argumentation, blah blah*, cogitation, contention, contest, controversy, controverting, deliberation, dialectic, disputation, dispute, forensic, hassle, match, meditation,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 debate — s. m. 1. Discussão em que os discutidores procuram trazer os assistentes à sua opinião. 2. Disputa, contenda …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 13 debate — (De debatir). 1. m. controversia (ǁ discusión). 2. Contienda, lucha, combate …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 14 Debate — Discussion redirects here. For a related article, see Discourse. For discussion in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Talk page. University Debating Competitions Asian Championship · Australasian Championship · Canadian Championship ·… …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 debate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 discussion ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable ▪ growing ▪ the growing debate on school reform ▪ fierce, heated, intense …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 debate — de|bate1 W2S1 [dıˈbeıt] n 1.) [U and C] discussion of a particular subject that often continues for a long time and in which people express different opinions ▪ the gun control debate in the US ▪ The new drug has become the subject of heated… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 debate — I UK [dɪˈbeɪt] / US noun Word forms debate : singular debate plural debates *** 1) [countable/uncountable] a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject debate about/on/over: There has been intense debate over… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 debate — de|bate1 [ dı beıt ] noun *** count or uncount a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject: debate about/on/over: There has been intense debate over the handling of illegal immigrants. (a)… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 debate — I n. 1) to conduct, hold; moderate a debate 2) an acrimonious, bitter; heated, lively, sharp, spirited debate 3) a campaign; parliamentary debate 4) a debate about; with II v. 1) to debate heatedly, hotly 2) (D; intr.) to debate about (to debate… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 debate — 1 /dI beIt/ noun 1 (C, U) discussion or argument on a subject that people have different opinions about (+ on/over/about): As yet there has been little public debate on these issues. | fierce/heated/intense debate (=discussion involving very… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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