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debate verb

ADV. fully, properly, seriously, thoroughly | fiercely, hotly The issue is still being hotly debated. | openly, publicly The question of security needs to be debated publicly. | at length, endlessly, extensively

PREP. with a presidential candidate debating with his opponent He sat there debating with himself what to do.

PHRASES be widely debated The report has been widely debated in the industry.