(Astronomy) The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends.
Discussion marked by formal debate, often as an exercise
In constitutional law, an actual, definite, and concrete dispute over legal rights between parties with adverse interests wherein one party is seeking an adjudication of the dispute and specific relief of a conclusive nature. Also called case or controversy requirement. See also adversary proceeding.
The act of rivaling or the fact or condition of being a rival or rivals; competition
The definition of a competition is a contest, sports match or rivalry.
A concerted effort or campaign to combat or put an end to something considered injurious:
Difference or inconsistency:
A split or division in an organized group or society, esp. a church, as the result of difference of opinion, of doctrine, etc.
Lack of harmony; discord; conflict
Lack of agreement, consistency, or harmony; conflict:
Difference of opinion or feeling; disagreement.
Difference of opinion; disagreement.
Difference is defined as the features that make one thing distinct from another or the condition of when a change is made.
A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
A sharp disagreement; conflict
An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
A slight quarrel; spat
Conflict; strife; contention
A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
A fight or quarrel
An unrestrained outbreak, as of laughter or passions.
An angry dispute; an altercation.
An area or a position that is contested in or as if in battle:
A quarrel or conflict:
A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
(Obs.) A fight
A conflict or difference of opinion.
(Obsolete) Conflict; strife.
A fight, struggle, conflict, or controversy
Any struggle or conflict; strife
(Slang) A complaint.
An accused person’s formal reply to a charge in a criminal court, the choices being guilty, not guilty, and nolo contendere (no contest).
Text giving further detail on a subject.
Progress or improvement; furtherance
Deposition is defined as the removal from an office or the testimony of a witness under oath.
A frank admission or acknowledgment.
A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth:
An allegation is defined as an accusation made by a person or a group of people in a legal setting, which then needs to be proven through an investigation.
The definition of an assertion is an allegation or proclamation of something, often as the result of opinion as opposed to fact.
A structure for a person or persons to stand or sit on, or to stand at
A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
An argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
An argument or a fight.
(Informal) A brief, petty quarrel or dispute
A quarrel or argument.
(Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
Friendliness; good will:
A feeling of approval of or agreement with an idea, cause, etc.
A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
The definition of kindness is the act of being caring or warm in spirit.
(Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
An intense competition:
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