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disputable

[ dih-spyoo-tuh-buhl, dis-pyoo- ]
/ dɪˈspyu tə bəl, ˈdɪs pyʊ- /
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adjective

capable of being disputed; debatable; questionable.

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Origin of disputable

1540–50; <Latin disputābilis, equivalent to disput- (see dispute) + -ābilis-able

OTHER WORDS FROM disputable

dis·put·a·bil·i·ty, dis·put·a·ble·ness, noundis·put·a·bly, adverbun·dis·put·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disputable

disputable
/ (dɪˈspjuːtəbəl, ˈdɪspjʊtə-) /

adjective

capable of being argued; debatable

Derived forms of disputable

disputability or disputableness, noundisputably, adverb
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