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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. debate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. debate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. debate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. debate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. debate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. debate, debate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Debate, debate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. debate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. debate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. debate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. debate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. debate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Debate, debate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. debate: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. debate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. debate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Debate (disambiguation), Debate (parliamentary procedure), Debate, The Debate (Parks and Recreation), The Debate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Debate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. debate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. debate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. debate, debate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. debate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Debate: Election glossary [home, info]
  24. debate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. debate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. debate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. debate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. debate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. debate: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DEBATE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. The Debate, debate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. debate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. debate: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. debate: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. DEBATE: Glossary of Biblical English of the Authorised Version of the HOLY BIBLE [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. debate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (debate)

noun:  the formal presentation of and opposition to a stated proposition (usually followed by a vote)
noun:  a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
verb:  argue with one another ("We debated the question of abortion")
verb:  discuss the pros and cons of an issue
verb:  think about carefully; weigh
verb:  have an argument about something

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