Definition of disputable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈspjuːtəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈspjuːtəbl//
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that can or should be questioned or argued about compare indisputable Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Latin disputabilis, from the verb disputare ‘to estimate’, later ‘to dispute’, from dis- ‘apart’ + putare ‘reckon’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disputable