arguable

[ ahr-gyoo-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈɑr gyu ə bəl /

adjective

susceptible to debate, challenge, or doubt; questionable: Whether this is the best plan of action or not is arguable.
susceptible to being supported by convincing or persuasive argument: Admirers agree that it is arguable he is the finest pianist of his generation.

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Origin of arguable

First recorded in 1605–15; argue + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM arguable

ar·gu·a·bly, adverbnon·ar·gu·a·ble, adjectiveun·ar·gu·a·ble, adjectiveun·ar·gu·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unarguable (1 of 2)

unarguable
/ (ʌnˈɑːɡjʊəbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being argued
incontestable; indisputable

Derived forms of unarguable

unarguably, adverb

British Dictionary definitions for unarguable (2 of 2)

arguable
/ (ˈɑːɡjʊəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being disputed; doubtful
capable of being supported by argument; plausible
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