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Definitions of Debated

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Quotes of Debated

  1. What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines. – James L. Buckley
  2. It was determined, as shown in the report of the Commission, which I can read to you, but I know you are familiar with the report. It states there was disagreement on this issue, particularly as the subject was debated that there were different opinions about it. – John Sherman Cooper
  3. I've gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated – Walter Cronkite
  4. Lincoln had no such person that he could talk with. Often, as a result, he debated with himself, and he would draw up a kind of list of the pros and cons of an argument, and carefully figure them out, and he might test them in public. – David Herbert Donald
  5. If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword. – Andrew Jackson
  6. Our political differences, now matter how sharply they are debated are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions. – John McCain
  7. I can't do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise. – Hayao Miyazaki
  8. The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It's an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex -cons and future cons. – Mike Royko
  9. In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again. – Jim Sensenbrenner
  10. Nevertheless, the concept of sustainable development is now known- even amongst those who haven't accepted it- and it's recognized, debated and followed by an increasing number of businesses. – Maurice Strong
  11. I believe our foreign assistance should be scrutinized, should be debated and that we should strike the right balance, but in all cases the foreign assistance that we provide around the world should be used to further our national security interests. – John Sununu
  12. The question was heatedly debated of how much Western culture should be brought into China. – Chen Ning Yang

Usage examples for Debated

  1. So the Second Empire Masquerade was planned and debated a long time before it actually happened. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  2. Jenny debated with herself a moment. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  3. Even now he debated with himself whether it was too late to call; but, decidedly, a quarter to ten seemed late. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  4. During breakfast he debated with himself what he should do with regard to the Rue Jacquarie. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  5. And a moment ensued when she debated taking his hand. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  6. He debated with himself whether he should not decline to send Mrs. Cullom the notice as he had been instructed, and left it an open question when he went to bed. – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  7. The subject was debated for an hour, when it was decided to return to the hospital. – The Boy Volunteers with the French Airmen by Kenneth Ward
  8. He debated a decision. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  9. The range of her education is debated – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  10. The Ministers of the Great Powers at Paris, who watched over the restored dynasty, debated whether or not they should recommend the King to resort to the extreme measure of a dissolution. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  11. She debated the point, and as a woman who hesitates- Byron tells us, and he ought to have known- generally capitulates, Lizzie " wouldn't," and wound up by consenting. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  12. Talking they were, as though they debated something, but after a while the sound of voices died away. – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  13. He debated now the notion of warning Miriam in veiled language about her sister; but such an idea would strike Miriam as monstrous, as a mad and horrible nightmare. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  14. Mr. Mollett senior had never debated the matter in terms sharp and decisive as these were. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  15. Which was the more awful intellectual power to be launched upon society, we debated – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. Left in darkness, Penny debated her next action. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  17. While we debated what course to take the mists swept up thicker and thicker from below, and in a moment the peak above us was concealed and all the view cut off. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  18. He had been very much disturbed by his conversation with my lady on the previous evening, and had silently debated the painful question, in his mind ever since. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  19. In many a gloomy reverie the master of Arden Court debated this point. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. She even debated with herself if it seemed advisable to turn and enter the doctor's dwelling, and try to get him to speak frankly of the matter as he had spoken once before. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell