public debate

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

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University researchers were the single most trusted group of a range of major professions and sectors to ensure facts and evidence in public debate rating higher than doctors, business leaders, politicians, journalists, and churches.
The public debate in Sarajevo will be opened with welcoming remarks by the Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EUSR Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany in BiH Christiane Hohmann and Acting Dean of School of Economics and Business in Sarajevo Prof.
Using the medium of micro-blogging site Twitter to respond to Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's verbal and written vitriol against him, Kejriwal said he would reply to all of Singh's questions in a public debate with Sonia Gandhi and Dr.
It's time the Fine Gael leader engaged in a serious public debate on the treaty.
Ian Poole's concern for the silent majority is commendable and if he supports the call for a public debate on the cuts and the Big Society it will help enable the silent majority to be heard.
County councillors suggested yesterday that they should be approached to organise a public debate on wind energy development in the county.
What Coulter is urging is that all who grasp the importance of the Judeo-Christian (biblical) worldview and heritage, actually get in the ring of public debate and slug it out with liberal "religionists" and Liberalism.
Q: What's wrong with appeals to disgust in public debate?
The public debate, centring on transport issues, will be held at St Cuthbert's Church Hall, Marton, on Thursday at 6.30pm.
The Government has promised to consider the results of a national public debate before it decides whether to allow GM crops to be grown commercially in the UK.
Lim Kit Siang and by extension the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration have far more to lose and nothing to gain if the DAP lawmaker engages Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a public debate, several media professionals said.
THE DUP has been challenged to a public debate over Brexit ahead of the EU elections.
It is bad for a candidate to run away from a public debate, especially in a country where political events are spectator sports.
Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) campaign manager Sara Duterte-Carpio has turned the tables on the Otso Diretso team, challenging the opposition senatorial bets to a public debate.
The petitioners said that the Ministry, by erasing the term aACAyDalitaACAO from public debate, is creating a false impression that the term itself is derogatory.