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adjective as in doubtful, arguable

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Plus, if Democrats win the Senate runoff races in Georgia, they’ll control all levers of government in Washington — and most, if not all, of these fights will become moot in two months.

And, of course, they render moot the temptation to cheat, reducing the incidence of unethical behavior.

Lawyers for the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition and other groups say the state settlement doesn’t moot their suit, and they urged a federal judge not to grant Bluestone’s request to throw out the case.

The appellate court’s move made moot the companies’ promises to pack up and leave the state if forced to comply.

Equally the perennial question of, “Where should the product team sit” becomes moot, which could encourage more cross-team collaboration.

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At the end of the day, those debates were basically moot because Maliki made it impossible.

If the answer is “no,” the question of whether the tactics are successful becomes moot.

But the positives are moot if people fail to recognize the problem of eWaste and to realize they can do their part to reduce it.

The question of whether the story is fit for publication is now moot.

If Gov. Dave Heineman wants the job, I suspect he'll win the primary in a landslide, making this post a moot point.

After a long talk during which we fixed up a good many moot points, went on to see General d'Amade.

Besides drawing up the treaty of peace, the Congress of Paris settled various moot points in international law.

The only moot point seemed to be whether he intended to slay the whole mob or be selective and cut down only important members.

The effect of periods of depression, such as 1903 and 1908, upon the proportion of low-grade tonnage is a moot point.

If we relied only on the rude representations painted on the vases, the question might be a moot one.

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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moot, such as: debatable, problematic, unresolved, unsettled, open, and suspect.

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