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controvert

División en sílabas: con·tro·vert
Pronunciación: /ˈkäntrəˌvərt, ˌkäntrəˈvərt
 
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Definición de controvert en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
1Deny the truth of (something): subsequent work from the same laboratory controverted these results
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We have already seen some of the first struggle, between a text originating in the oral tradition and a later textually-based anthropological and historical tradition that controverts its authority.
  • There is nothing here that controverts a finding which is the barest minimum finding to sustain the charge.
  • The facts of his incarceration are not controverted.
1.1Argue about (something): the views in the article have been controverted
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • None of the propositions that I have placed before the Court thus far, with perhaps the exception of the relevance of the precontract correspondence, can be controverted.
  • If the employer is to controvert that, there should be documentation of the problems.
  • Is that not the key proposition which the parties seek to controvert?

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin controversus (see controversy), on the pattern of pairs such as adversus (see adverse), advertere (see advert2).

Derivados

controvertible

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • It allows you to measure a problem, gives you facts that are less controvertible.
  • The gap between the promulgation of abstract standards and the controvertible application of those standards to particular cases is a persistent theme in constitutional adjudication.
  • And of course, ‘census-taking’ is not just controvertible, it's also litigable.

Words that rhyme with controvert

advert, alert, animadvert, assert, avert, Bert, blurt, Burt, cert, chert, concert, convert, curt, desert, dessert, dirt, divert, exert, flirt, girt, hurt, inert, insert, introvert, Kurt, malapert, overt, pert, pervert, quirt, shirt, skirt, spirt, spurt, squirt, Sturt, subvert, vert, wort, yurt

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