dispute dispute  /dɪs ˈpjut/


  1. (n) a disagreement or argument about something important
  2. (n) coming into conflict with
  3. (v) take exception to
  4. (v) have a disagreement over something


  1. And even if that happens, there's no guarantee this same dispute will not flare up again in the coming months, as it regularly has over the past few years.
  2. This is a dispute that the Bush side is winning on a simple but effective strategy of decibels and repetition.
  3. But some Kenyans fear the violence is not yet over, blaming century-old land disputes.


  1. Dispute over two 1920s buildings in downtown Knoxville pits preservationists against church

    A dispute over two buildings pits preservationists against a church. The issue played out Thursday at a Metropolitan Planning Commission meeting.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WATE 6 Knoxville

  2. Dispute Settled Between Seneca Nation and New York State

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Governor Cuomo was in Niagara Falls Thursday afternoon to make the announcement about the ongoing dispute with the Seneca Nation.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WKBW-TV Buffalo

  3. Putin Says Dispute Over Jewish Manuscripts Over

    Putin pronounces dispute with US over Jewish manuscripts to be done        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

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