Definitions

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  • n. Absence of debate.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ debate

Examples

  • If you were a Young-Earth Creationist, you might have seen Duane Gish/Fred Whitehead nondebate.

    Jonathan Wells: Who is He, What is He Doing, and Why? - The Panda's Thumb

  • In a clear signal that the Romney campaign was paying close attention to Mr. Gingrich's apparent polling bump, Mr. Romney called out Mr. Gingrich for claiming credit for helping to create millions of new jobs when he was in Congress - the first time he had done so in a nondebate setting since before the Iowa caucuses.

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  • So far, the healthcare nondebate has been an appalling case of governmental malpractice.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The editors at BusinessWeek should be ashamed of themselves for publishing Christina Patterson's contribution to this nondebate.

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  • All of this, though, seems like static to anyone who has observed the nondebate over education funding for decades.

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  • And new polling shows that I'm not the only one feeling incredibly let-down by the state of the health care nondebate in Washington.

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  • This article over at The Panda’s Thumb is an insightful analysis of the application of the recent McCreary SCOTUS ruling to the separation of church and state, particularly as it applies to the evolution/intelligent-design nondebate.

    McCreary Ruling Good News for Science Education - The Panda's Thumb

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