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Meaning of debate

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against
           some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign
           aid goes on and on" [syn: {argument}, {argumentation},
      2: the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the
         opposition to it (usually followed by a vote) [syn: {debate},
         {disputation}, {public debate}]
      v 1: argue with one another; "We debated the question of
           abortion"; "John debated Mary"
      2: think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the
         possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your
         mind" [syn: {consider}, {debate}, {moot}, {turn over},
      3: discuss the pros and cons of an issue [syn: {debate},
      4: have an argument about something [syn: {argue}, {contend},
         {debate}, {fence}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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