Definitions of debate:
  • noun:   the formal presentation of and opposition to a stated proposition (usually followed by a vote)
  • noun:   a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
  • verb:   argue with one another
    Example: "We debated the question of abortion"
  • verb:   discuss the pros and cons of an issue
  • verb:   think about carefully; weigh
  • verb:   have an argument about something

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