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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Debatable  \De*bat"a*ble\,  a.  [Cf.  OF  debatable.  See  {Debate}.] 
  Liable  to  be  debated;  disputable;  subject  to  controversy  or 
  contention;  open  to  question  or  dispute;  as  a  debatable 
  question. 
 
  {The  Debatable  Land}  or  {Ground},  a  tract  of  land  between  the 
  Esk  and  the  Sark,  claimed  by  both  England  and  Scotland; 
  the  Batable  Ground. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  debatable 
  adj  1:  open  to  doubt  or  debate;  "If  you  ever  get  married,  which 
  seems  to  be  extremely  problematic"  [syn:  {problematic}, 
  {problematical}] 
  2:  open  to  argument  or  debate  [syn:  {arguable},  {disputable}] 
  3:  capable  of  being  disproved  [syn:  {disputable},  {moot}] 




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