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Definition of arguable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1that you can give good reasons for It is arguable that giving too much detail may actually be confusing. He had a good arguable case.
  2. 2not certain; that you do not accept without question synonym debatable It is arguable whether the case should have ever gone to trial (= perhaps it should not have).
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