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Meaning of controversial

con•tro•ver•sial

Pronunciation: (kon"tru-vûr'shul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of controversy; polemical: a controversial book.
  2. subject to controversy; debatable: a controversial decision.
  3. given to controversy; disputatious.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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