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Definition of disputation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disputation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdɪspjuˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪspjuˈteɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable] (formal)
 
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a discussion about something that people cannot agree on Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin disputatio(n-), from the verb disputare, from dis- ‘apart’ + putare ‘reckon’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disputation