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disputant

[ dih-spyoot-nt ]
/ dɪˈspyut nt /
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noun
a person who disputes; debater.
adjective
engaged in dispute; disputing.
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Origin of disputant

1605–15; <Latin disputant- (stem of disputāns, present participle of disputāre), equivalent to disput- (see dispute) + -ant--ant

OTHER WORDS FROM disputant

pre·dis·pu·tant, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disputant

disputant
/ (dɪˈspjuːtənt, ˈdɪspjʊtənt) /

noun
a person who argues; contestant
adjective
engaged in argument
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