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dispute /dɪˈspjuːt, ˈdɪspjuːt/ noun [uncountable and countable]
dispute /dɪˈspjuːt/ verb


تنازع ، منازعه ، مجادله کردن ، مناقشه کردن ، اختلاف ، مجادله ، ستیزه ، چون وچرا ، مشاجره ، نزاع ، جدال کردن ، مباحثه کردن ، انکارکردن ، قانون ـ فقه: نزاع کردن ، بازرگانی: اختلاف نظر ، مشاجره
dispute
[noun]
Synonyms:
- disagreement, altercation, argument, conflict, feud, quarrel
- argument, contention, controversy, debate, discussion, dissension
[verb]
Synonyms:
- doubt, challenge, contest, contradict, deny, impugn, question, rebut
- argue, clash, cross swords, debate, quarrel, squabble
Antonyms: concede
Contrasted words: give in, surrender, allow, grant
Related Words: confute, controvert, disprove, rebut, refute, conflict, discord, dissension, strife
English Thesaurus: argument, row, disagreement, quarrel, feud, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. dispute1 W2 /dɪˈspjuːt, ˈdɪspjuːt/ noun [uncountable and countable]

1. a serious argument or disagreement
dispute with
The firm is involved in a legal dispute with a rival company.
dispute over
He got into a dispute over a taxi fare.
dispute between
the bitter border dispute between the countries

2. be beyond dispute if something is beyond dispute, everyone agrees that it is true or that it really happened:
It is beyond dispute that advances in medicine have enabled people to live longer.

3. be open to dispute if something is open to dispute, it is not completely certain and not everyone agrees about it:
His interpretation of the poem is open to dispute.

4. be in dispute if something is in dispute, people are arguing about it:
The facts of the case are still in dispute.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. dispute2 /dɪˈspjuːt/ verb
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Old French; Origin: desputer, from Latin disputare 'to discuss', from putare 'to think']

1. [transitive] to say that something such as a fact or idea is not correct or true:
The main facts of the book have never been disputed.
dispute that
Few would dispute that travel broadens the mind.

2. [intransitive and transitive] formal to argue or disagree with someone
dispute (something) with somebody
Hazlitt, though much younger, was soon disputing with Wordsworth on equal terms.
What happened next is hotly disputed.

3. [transitive] to try to get control of something or win something:
Soviet forces disputed every inch of ground.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

dispute
noun
ADJ. considerable, major, serious There is considerable dispute over the precise definition of ‘social class’ as a term. The incident sparked off a major dispute between the two countries.
minor | acrimonious, bitter, fierce, heated | damaging | simmering The simmering dispute erupted in public when the two men came to blows at the party conference.
continuing, lengthy, long-running, long-standing, prolonged, protracted | outstanding He proposed a negotiated settlement of the outstanding disputes between the two countries.
public | local, international | internal There were lengthy internal disputes between the two wings of the party.
domestic, family | labour, industrial, pay | border, boundary, land, territorial | legal | ideological, political | commercial, financial, trade | religious
VERB + DISPUTE cause, lead to, provoke, spark (off) one of the many factors that led to the dispute
enter | be drawn into Governments are often drawn into disputes about matters of public taste and decency.
be embroiled in, be engaged in, be involved in They became embroiled in a dispute with their neighbours.
deal with, handle Police have difficulties in dealing with domestic disputes.
adjudicate, decide The purpose of industrial tribunals is to adjudicate disputes between employers and employees.
resolve, settle, solve | lose, win | avoid, prevent | be open to His theories are open to dispute (= can be disagreed with).
DISPUTE + VERB arise, begin, erupt No one could remember exactly how the dispute had arisen.
escalate | concern sth disputes concerning environmental protection
involve sb/sth
PREP. beyond ~ The matter was settled beyond dispute by the court judgment (= it could no longer be argued about).
in ~ (with) The actual sum of compensation due is still in dispute (= being argued about). The employees have been in dispute with management for three weeks.
under ~ the matters under dispute
~ about/over, ~ among/amongst The exact relationship between the two languages is a matter of dispute amongst scholars.
~ as to There is no dispute as to the facts.
~ between a long-standing dispute between the families over ownership of the land.
~ with
PHRASES an area/a matter of dispute, potential/room/scope for dispute to minimize the scope for dispute over the meaning of the terms employed
the resolution/settlement of a dispute

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

dispute
verb
ADV. fiercely, hotly The effectiveness of this treatment is still hotly disputed.
VERB + DISPUTE can/cannot No one can dispute the fact that men still hold the majority of public offices.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

dispute

resolve/settle a dispute (=end it)
It is hoped that the dispute can be resolved peacefully.
be involved in a dispute
The US government became involved in a dispute with China.
get into a dispute (=become involved)
We don’t want to get into a dispute with them.
be in dispute with somebody
He was in dispute with the company about his contract.
be locked in a dispute (=be involved in one that is difficult to resolve)
Workers and management are locked in a bitter dispute.
a dispute arises (=starts)
Sometimes a dispute arises between the seller and the buyer.
a bitter/fierce dispute (=very angry)
It caused a bitter dispute between the neighbouring republics.
a long-running dispute (=continuing for a long time)
India’s long-running dispute with Pakistan
an industrial dispute British English
a labor dispute American English (=between workers and employers)
A lot of working days are lost through industrial disputes.
a pay dispute (=about how much money employees are paid)
The pay dispute involved 450 staff.
a political/legal dispute
There was a long legal dispute between the two companies.
a domestic dispute formal (=between people who live together