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debatable

[ dih-bey-tuh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈbeɪ tə bəl /
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adjective

open to question; in dispute; doubtful: Whether or not he is qualified for the job is debatable.
capable of being debated.

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Origin of debatable

1425–75; late Middle English <Middle French. See debate, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM debatable

non·de·bat·a·ble, adjectiveun·de·bat·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for debatable

debatable

debateable

/ (dɪˈbeɪtəbəl) /

adjective

open to question; disputable
law in dispute, as land or territory to which two parties lay claim
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