Definition of arguable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːɡjʊəb(ə)l/


1Able to be argued or asserted: [with clause]: it was arguable that the bank had no authority to honour the cheques
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  • Yet it is arguable that by exciting the imaginations of his audience old Leonardo helped broaden the future audience for the arts in general.
  • This court, nevertheless, decided that it was arguable that the interpreter could recover a reasonable fee for work done.
  • It is arguable that 1984 is therefore the greatest of all dystopias.
2Open to disagreement; not obviously correct: a highly arguable assumption
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  • Obviously some of these are arguable statistics, but they're none the less troubling.
  • I will readily grant that this is an arguable question, but that's just the point.
  • Furthermore it's a highly arguable claim both for its inclusions and omissions.
debatable, disputable, questionable, open to question, controversial, contentious, open to debate, doubtful, open to doubt, dubious, uncertain, unsure, moot

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