There are 2 translations of debate in Spanish:

debate1

Pronunciation: /dɪˈbeɪt/

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (public, parliamentary) debate (masculine) the nuclear debate la cuestión de la energía nuclear
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    • The debate on this subject will go on as long as the human race exists, so all I can do is raise a few points on the subject.
    • This aspect of the debate has been the subject of much political and academic disagreement.
    • I wouldn't normally involve myself in debates or arguments about who should be American president.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (discussion) debate (m), discusión (f) the topic under debate was immigration el tema del debate or que se debatió fue la inmigración
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    • Watt committed himself to holding more public debates and discussions separate from council meetings.
    • In those circumstances the House does not need to hold an urgent debate on the matter today.
    • Not one public meeting or debate has been organised by the council.

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 2 translations of debate in Spanish:

debate2

vt

  • 1.1 [question/topic/motion] debatir, discutir
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    • The issue of the bridge came up again, for the second month in a row, and again the topic was hotly debated.
    • But when it came to the price of salt, the commissioners spent many hours debating the subject.
    • Further rioting followed and the subject was debated in the Reichstag.
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    • I can see she is debating whether or not to tell me the truth.
    • Sandra paused for a moment and debated in her mind as to whether she should go or not.
    • Christine looked at Jacquin, she was debating in her mind if she should talk to him or not.
    1.2 (weigh up, consider) [idea/possibility] darle* vueltas a, considerar I debated in my mind whether to accept or not estuve deliberando si aceptar o no they're still debating who to send todavía están tratando de decidir a quién van a enviar

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.