Definition of disputable in English:

disputable

Line breaks: dis|put¦able
Pronunciation: /dɪˈspjuːtəb(ə)l
 
, ˈdɪspjʊtəb(ə)l
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

disputably

adverb
More example sentences
  • The reliability of such estimates is still a matter of discussion and for that reason we preferred to use equally weighted independent varieties above disputably weighted and correlated varieties.
  • The Red Cross is, disputably, the most widely recognized charitable organization in the world.
  • Earliest known drawings of scabies were made by Giovan Cosimo Bonomo in 1687, who collaborated with Diacinto Cestoni and is disputably the discoverer of the scabies mite.

Origin

late 15th century: from Latin disputabilis, from the verb disputare 'to estimate', later 'to dispute' (see dispute).

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