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 when people have a problem related to opinions. There are several groups of people who have different opinions and who cannot fully agree. Examples for controversial topics are the question if abortion should be legal, or whether the research on stem cells should be permitted.



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'Controversy' example sentence in quotations


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


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  • No 'quarterback controversy' at One Buc Place
    The attention given to the quarterbacks in practice is noticeably increased. Even to the head coach. Read more on this news related to 'Controversy'
  • Controversy over potty-mouthed kids in video
    A viral video making its rounds online claiming to fight sexism is raising some eyebrows.This internet clip called “F-Bombs for Feminism: Potty-mouthed Princesses Use Bad Word for Good Cause,” features young girls in princess dresses talking about things like income inequality and body image.In fact, the video was put out by a for-profit company that produces Read more on this news related to 'Controversy'
  • FIFA's Latest World Cup Controversy: The Weather
    Ever since Qatar was awarded the World Cup back in 2010, there’s been controversy. Most recently, corruption allegations have been leveled over the how soccer’s greatest tournament was awarded to Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022—FIFA’s ethics committee looked into the decisions but the federation’s president, Sepp Blatter, has suppressed the report. He Read more on this news related to 'Controversy'

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