disputant

[ dih-spyoot-nt ]
/ dɪˈspyut nt /

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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