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ˈɑr gyu ə bliar·guab·ly

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  1. arguablyadverb

    as can be shown by argument

    "she is arguably the best"


  1. arguablyadverb

    As can be supported or proven by sound logical deduction, evidence, and precedent.


  1. Arguably

    Arguably: Essays is a 2011 book by Christopher Hitchens, comprising 107 essays on a variety of political and cultural topics. These essays were previously published in The Atlantic, City Journal, Foreign Affairs, The Guardian, Newsweek, New Statesman, The New York Times Book Review, Slate, Times Literary Supplement, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Wilson Quarterly, and Vanity Fair. Arguably also includes introductions that Hitchens wrote for new editions of several classic texts, such as Animal Farm and Our Man in Havana. Critics' reviews of the collection were largely positive.


  1. arguably

    Arguably can be defined as a term used to express that a statement or claim is open to debate, discussion or that reasonable people could potentially disagree with it. It suggests that there is enough evidence to support a certain point of view, but also acknowledges the possibility of different opinions or interpretations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arguably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arguably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of arguably in a Sentence

  1. Halle Berry:

    I thought Cynthia [ Erivo, the star of' Harriet' ] was going to do it last year. I thought Ruth [ Negga, nominated for 2016's' Loving' ] had a really good shot at it too, i thought there were women that rightfully, arguably, could have, should have. I hoped they would have, but why it hasn't gone that way, I don't have the answer.

  2. Andrea Mitchell:

    Education, Glenn Youngkin is almost a textbook case of someone who has taken a cultural issue, and arguably distorted it, that is the accusation and according to all of our fact-checking, you know, critical race theory is not taught in Virginia schools, it’s not a big deal, but it’s become, you know, a cause of outrage in so many school boards.

  3. Neama Rahmani:

    They're going to file their appeals, criminal defendants always do, but it was a pretty clean case in my book, what you want as a criminal defense attorney, especially when you're representing a defendant who is arguably less culpable, and Bryan was arguably less culpable, is to sever him or her from the other defendants, because it's arguably prejudicial to be tried with Travis McMichael, who pulled the trigger, or Gregory, who said, ‘I’m going to blow your f------ head off,'.

  4. Cathleen Kaveny:

    The people who want to restrict abortion also want to undermine and dismantle the Affordable Care Act, for example, which is not consistent with Roman Catholic teaching and which arguably has done more providing women with crisis pregnancies the support they need to reduce abortions than any kind of broader law against the topic or criminalization of it could ever do.

  5. Sally Satel:

    The non immediacy of it is arguably a benefit, sally Satel don’t want people acting impulsively. That’s why building in a time lag could be advantageous and allay anxiety.

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