Definition of 'moot'
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What such a restless writer does next is a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a moot point after the muddle of this winter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That may be a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Whether or not that is the case is a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why this should be so is a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The price mooted is higher than originally expected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Whether it will prove popular is a moot question. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are many ideas being mooted that demand serious consideration. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The fact that dogs can detect cancer has long been mooted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some applications will be dismissed because the case is now moot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Whether they will be allowed to do so for much longer is a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Whether these sources offer any significant new insight seems a moot point. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)The government first mooted a charge on domestic waste last year in an attempt to encourage more people to recycle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mooted price is double that. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When plans were mooted for just such an enterprise in America it provoked a furious reaction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The idea was first mooted in 1862 but it has always drawn criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Plans were first mooted 14 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No price had been mooted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Other rescue ideas were mooted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A tie-up between the two groups has long been mooted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When the deal was first mooted in January, the landscape looked rather different. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Whether Price will be heading Waitrose for as long is a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'moot'
British English: moot VERB
If a plan, idea, or subject is mooted, it is suggested or introduced for discussion.
Plans have been mooted for a 450,000-strong army.
Definition of moot from the Collins English Dictionary
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