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moot

Pronunciation: /muːt/

Translation of moot in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) discutible that remains a moot point eso sigue siendo discutible
    Example sentences
    • The motion explained that the company and the union had already reached an agreement on the retiree health benefit issue that made the previous dispute a moot point.
    • How much the appeal of this movie derives from its subject and how much from Spacey is a moot point, I suppose.
    • Which of the two camps was having a better time may be a moot point, but there can be no dispute as to which was living most successfully in the here and now.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) [idea/proposal] someter a discusión, plantear it has been mooted that … se ha propuesto or sugerido que …

noun/nombre

  • 2 (of law students) simulacro (masculine) de juicio

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