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American English: /mut/
British English: /muːt/

Translation of moot in Spanish:


  • (before noun) 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

  • (usually passive)
    someter a discusión
    it has been mooted that …
    se ha propuesto or sugerido que …
    Example sentences
    • One possibility, which has increasingly been mooted, is the idea of a Universal Court for Human Rights.
    • When Richard first mooted the idea of his book to his brother two years ago, David advised him on the business end of publishing.
    • It was he who first mooted the idea of a reunion seven years ago.


  • 1 (assembly)
    Example sentences
    • Even if, as some have supposed, the manor court, or hall moot, had Anglo-Saxon forebears, it was an institution that must have changed out of all recognition after 1100.
    • After the mid-16th century Reformation, when religious guilds were dissolved, it was used as a market cross and as a moot hall.
    • Joseph Gerrald, after all, had proposed the Convention, likening it to the folk moot of Saxon England.
  • 2 (of law students)
    simulacro (masculine) de juicio
    Example sentences
    • The last time I was there, nearly a decade ago, I was a law student competing in the Jessup International Law moot.
    • Thanks do not go out to my alarm clocks, which failed to work this morning resulting in my awakening in absolute panic at 2 pm, with only one third of the moot prepared.
    • The moot is tomorrow, my point of law absurdly impossible to argue, and the prospect of sleep tonight absurdly impossible to contemplate.
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