Translation of dispute in Spanish:
- 1 countable (controversy, clash) a border disputeun conflicto fronterizoun diferendo limítrofe (Latin America)Example sentences
- But consultants remain in dispute with the Government over a scheme aimed at streamlining public health compensation claims.
- As for her naïve belief that people would not fight to death over a parking space, Hilary Evans has clearly never seen my husband in dispute with another motorist.
- While she had been in dispute with the tax people about a year-and-a-half ago, she believed the matter had been settled and she was fully paid up.
- 2 uncountable (debate)(quarrel) disputa (feminine)it is open to dispute whether he acted reasonablysi actuó en forma razonable o no es discutible or se presta a discusiónthe territory in or under disputeel territorio en litigiothe matter is still in or under disputeaún no se ha llegado a un acuerdo sobre el asuntoher superiority in this field is beyond (all) disputesu superioridad en este campo es indiscutible
- 3 countable (leading to industrial action) an industrial/a pay disputeun conflicto laboral/salarialthe union is in dispute with managementexiste una situación de conflicto entre el sindicato y la patronalExample sentences
- The Wagner Act of 1935 also created the National Labor Relations Board to help oversee employee disputes in private industry.
- The dispute is over management's failure to fully inform employees about adverse changes to their superannuation scheme.
- Please forgive me for perhaps dealing with it in this way: we have received a huge amount of evidence of what is wrong with management, and why disputes are not resolved, and why you get employment law cases.
- 1 1.1 (contest) I don't dispute (the fact) that it was a mistakeno discuto que fue un errorit cannot be disputed that the idea is attractiveno se puede negar or hay que reconocer que la idea resulta atrayenteI dispute the idea that …yo rechazo la idea de que …Example sentences1.2
- Macclesfield took an early and disputed lead through a Lee Glover penalty and veteran Tony Ford equalised for the home side on 25 minutes.
- Scottish International fell runner Neil Wilkinson gave them the lead after Holmfirth, Morpeth and Derby all disputed top spot following the first three legs.
- Similar struggles exist in east Malaysia, where the land rights of indigenous groups are bitterly disputed with loggers eager to harvest the timber for export.
impugnarExample sentences1.3 (argue)
- In effect the accuracy of the vast majority of the series' facts could not be disputed or questioned in any way.
- When a member asks a question with an assertion contained within it, it is perfectly open to the Minister to answer the question by disputing the assertion.
- Darling disputed these assertions of fact, but there were no proceedings in which he could be given a hearing or the matters resolved after full consideration.
also: disputed past participle(territory)
- Not a weekend has gone by where some, or all, of the teams are not discussing or disputing these regulations.
- Officers also impounded the motorcycle as disputed property and all three were charged with possession of a class 5 illegal drug.
- Not knowing how to argue in Mandarin, it is very difficult to dispute any bill or when you think you have been overcharged.
- 2 2.1 (fight for) (possession/victory/territory) (among many)disputarseour team disputed the match till the endnuestro equipo luchó hasta el final2.2 (resist)(entry/advance)
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- He has disposed of his surplus baggage and commissary stores, placing them out of reach of any descent of a force in this direction, and leaving him free to dispute the advance of the rebel army.
- At 1:30 p. m. the column is again in motion; no enemy has appeared to dispute the advance.
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