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disputant


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disputant  \Dis"pu*tant\,  a.  [L.  disputants,  p.  pr  of  disputare: 
  cf  F.  disputant.  See  {Dispute},  v.  i.] 
  Disputing;  engaged  in  controversy.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disputant  \Dis"pu*tant\,  n. 
  One  who  disputes;  one  who  argues  ??  opposition  to  another; 
  one  appointed  to  dispute;  a  controvertist;  a  reasoner  in 
  opposition. 
 
  A  singularly  eager,  acute,  and  pertinacious  disputant. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disputant 
  n  :  a  person  who  disputes;  who  is  good  at  or  enjoys  controversy 
  [syn:  {controversialist}] 




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