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  1. debating

    Debate is a process that involves formal discourse on a particular topic, often including a moderator and audience. In a debate, arguments are put forward for often opposing viewpoints. Debates have historically occurred in public meetings, academic institutions, debate halls, coffeehouses, competitions, and legislative assemblies. Debate has also been conducted for educational and recreational purposes, usually associated with educational establishments and debating societies. These debates put an emphasis upon logical consistency, factual accuracy, and emotional appeal to an audience. Modern forms of competitive debate also include rules for participants to discuss and decide upon the framework of the debate (how the debate will be judged).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Debating

    of Debate

  2. Debatingnoun

    the act of discussing or arguing; discussion

Editors Contribution

  1. debatingverb

    Verb form of the word debate.

    They completed the debating within the legislature and agreed the creation of optimum health and shared prosperity for all were the priorities in that order.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of debating in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of debating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of debating in a Sentence

  1. Chris Murphy:

    I think Democrats have coalesced around the idea that if you're going to spend time debating the issue of college athletics, you shouldn't be limited to talking only about endorsement rights, my sense is that if the NCAA wants Congress to solve this issue of NIL, they're going to have to come to the table on a lot of other things as well.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We all considered as we were debating how to try and get to the right ultimate outcome. While there have often been discussions about war at Camp Camp David, there have been discussions about peace there as well.

  3. The President:

    Fox News Thursday's not what debating is all about, you sit behind a computer and do a debate -- it's ridiculous.

  4. Song Joong-ki:

    I have begun the arbitration process for divorce from Song Hye-kyo, both of us hope to settle the divorce process in a smooth manner, rather than debating wrongdoing and blaming each other.

  5. Stephen Farnsworth:

    The odds are very good that the leaders of the General Assembly will be debating whether to expel him.

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