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Synonyms for debate

Synonyms for debate

to put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

the presentation of an argument or arguments

Synonyms for debate

a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal

the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

argue with one another

discuss the pros and cons of an issue

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Yet another study (Spiker & McKinney, 1999) found exposure to presidential debates had no effect on citizens' predebate cynicism.
ISLAMABAD -- The British High Commission in Islamabad launched its GREAT Debate 2016 competition with a semi-final event at the Institute of Management Sciences in Peshawar.
The project is implemented jointly by the OSCE Mission to Moldova and the NGO Piligrim-Demo and consists of debate training, tournaments and public debates.
html) reputation for challenging politicians on both sides of the aisle, has moderated Republican primary debates with colleagues Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier, and promises a "fair and balanced" exchange on Wednesday.
Texans have already seen two televised debates in the gubernatorial race between Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis and a single debate between Republican Dan Patrick and Democrat Leticia Van de Putte, both running for lieutenant governor.
In short, professional observers view presidential debates as somewhere between election-determining events and almost irrelevant.
That presidential debates can be "game changers" is a belief almost universally held by political pundits and strategists.
Many thanks for dedicating an article to the inaugural edition of BBC Africa Debate ("The BBC Africa Debate: What debate?
In 1960 and every year since 1976, the candidates from the two major parties have met for a series of debates in front of television cameras and the American people.
She said: "We wanted to introduce the BP style of debating primarily for the reason that all the international debates are taking place in this format.
SIR - Am I the only person who finds these Prime Ministerial debates a bit dull and really very false?
Plate tectonics science could be carried out from an ivory tower and the debates would be debates among scientists.
In debates about homosexuality, one regularly hears bandied-about terms like "reactionary," "homophobe," and "crank.
70) joins others in the 'Social Issues Firsthand' series to provide an introductory overview to policy debates over terrorism.