Controversy

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Controversy Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"

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  • a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"

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Controversy Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A controversy is a prolonged public dispute or debate, with people having different opinions.

Any opinion that has opposing sides or points of view can become a controversy. In the winter of 2015, consumers argued over the color and design of Starbucks Christmas cup. Some suggested a boycott of the coffee brand to protest.



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* It is past all controversy that what costs dearest is, and ought to be, most valued. - Miguel de Cervantes


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