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  • n. Plural form of controversy.


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  • We've seen that in controversies over the last couple of months about whether the president is a Muslim or about the so-called mosque near ground zero.

    Multiculturalism Debated In The U.S. And Abroad

  • True, the lucrative Indian Premier League has been mired in controversies off the cricket field, but its on-field performance — of staging a large number of matches on schedule at different venues — has run like clockwork.

    The 'Incompetence Raj' Strikes Again

  • He has an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions {5} and constant friction between men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.

    Foreclosures: Did God Want You to Get That Mortgage?

  • If that were the case, the proper resolution of such controversies is a court.


  • Even I, who have been through it all, recall our controversies now with something near incredulity.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • And one of the controversies is the new Spanish language version of the national anthem.

    CNN Transcript May 3, 2006

  • Gomarus and Arminius by their controversies were the authors of party strife and civil dissensions which led to the death of Oldenbarneveldt on the scaffold; and with them may be mentioned Episcopius, Voetius, Coecaeus, Bogerman and Uyttenbogaert.

    History of Holland

  • The controversies are the subject of a conference being hosted today by PharmedOut, a Georgetown-based research and education project that focuses on inappropriate pharmaceutical company influence on prescribing.


  • Salish Sea and who have presided on place-name controversies like the oft-proposed bill passed in Olympia and signed by governor Christine Gregoire terminates the board, which had previously lost its funding but was continuing to do its work on a volunteer basis.


  • Recall the controversies in Ohio and Minnesota - including ACORN problems - regarding the accuracy of the votes in those states last year?

    The Two Malcontents


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