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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Controversy Sample Sentences in News


  • Canada human rights museum stirs controversy as doors open
    By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada's museum showcasing human rights opened in the Prairie city of Winnipeg on Friday, dogged by controversy that began long before the first visitor arrived. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a tower of glass and tyndall stone, riled cultural groups who question its content. This week, Canadians of Ukrainian Read more on this news related to 'Controversy'
  • Finding controversy: An outrage to grab attention
    The recent controversy around Deepika Padukone ’s cleavage and watching her film Finding Fanny have convinced me that it is high time the country holds a national debate on mediocrity. Read more on this news related to 'Controversy'
  • On Luol Deng, and the Unfairness of Controversy
    From turbulence with the Bulls medical staff, to chemistry problems in Cleveland, to the current Hawks fiasco, Luol Deng has dealt with controversy and debate constantly. Deng has always been a remarkably consistent player on both ends of the court. Read more on this news related to 'Controversy'

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