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adjective as in contested

adjective as in induced

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In October, several Fox News hosts had to quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus on a flight returning from a presidential debate in Nashville.

So, there’s some debate as to whether these e-cigarette ads could lead to an increase in sales of tobacco cigarettes.

The company said that over the past few months it has sent out Calming messages and breathing exercises at high-stress moments, including during the presidential debates.

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The rise in AI’s popularity also has triggered a debate, Brown says.

The move will raise new questions about the future of the legislature, perhaps the most high-profile platform for open debate left under Beijing’s rule.

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Ever since it was created in 1965, politicians and researchers have studied and debated its effectiveness.

The role of race in these cases and those of other unarmed black men has been debated at length.

The hostages were told to sit and wait as the rebels debated their fate.

While medications have improved, the use of preventative drugs like Truvada remains hotly debated.

“This has to be one of the issues that gets debated,” he said.

The question of running powers was prominent throughout the case and had been much debated and discussed.

A law would be proposed, debated and, if passed, be submitted to the Governor for his approval.

The question of the Filipinosʼ capacity for self-government has been frequently debated since the Rebellion of 1896.

It has been a frequently debated question whether man comprises a single species or two or more species of animal descent.

Out of Plato come all things that are still written and debated among men of thought.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to debated, such as: argued, challenged, impugned, and questioned.

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