Definitions

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  • adj. Made, or proven to be, moot.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of moot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unsettled; disputed; argued; subject to different opinions; moot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Interestingly, another name mooted for the next season of CA is Kris Smith, husband of Dannii Minogue, who will replace the Hoff on BGT.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • No further discussions took place, nor was the question again mooted in the Cabinet until Christmas Day.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • Life term mooted for fatal street racers STREET car racers who cause death by dangerous driving could face life imprisonment under legislation to be proposed in the South Australian parliament.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • So why is one a scandal, replete with arrests, resignations and parliamentary inquests, while the other is merely a controversy, with Mr. Assange's name mooted in some quarters for a Nobel Peace Prize?

    News of the World vs. WikiLeaks

  • However, the idea mooted by Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson that the clubs finishing in the top four places of the elite division should play-off to decide the destination of the title, was rejected out of hand.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The panel has accepted the idea mooted by Maken to hold its periodic meetings at places that had linkages to the freedom struggle.

    Analysis

  • Kangaroos chief executive Eugene Arocca called the mooted improvements the "last piece of the jigsaw puzzle", after the recent completion of a $15.15 million facility on the site.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • A merger with BBC Worldwide or Five has been mooted, which is expected to announce big job cuts.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • The finance ministry and planning commission have not raised any opposition to the idea mooted by the telecom ministry on grounds that it would help in bringing about greater financial inclusion.

    The Economic Times

  • They had been silent earlier on their objections to the idea mooted by Ong. Maths And Science Classes

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

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