from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of discussing or arguing; discussion.
  • noun a society or club for the purpose of debate and improvement in extemporaneous speaking.

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  • verb Present participle of debate.


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  • My adjectival use: 'A school may have a debating club.'

    August 22, 2011