Meaning of disputation


Pronunciation: (dis"pyoo-tā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of disputing or debating; verbal controversy; discussion or debate.
  2. an academic exercise consisting of the arguing of a thesis between its maintainer and its opponents.
  3. conversation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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