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English translation of 'controverse'

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[kɔ̃tʀɔvɛʀs ]
feminine noun

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Example Sentences Including 'controverse'

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En cas d'hospitalisation forcée, la décision finale revient au tribunal avec l'aide obligatoire d'un juriste en cas de controverse.
Bachkatov, Nina & Wilson, Andrew Les nouveaux Soviétiques de A à Z
Il en eut à la longue un sursaut rageur : élaborer le mode d'emploi de la controverse.
Il est vraisemblable que la controverse ne se refermera pas, cette fois -ci, jusqu'au prochain scrutin.
Le Monde (1999)
Les autorités espagnoles avaient décidé de l'éloignement du bateau, ouvrant ensuite la controverse sur la gestion de la crise.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)

Trends of 'controverse'

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'controverse' in Other Languages

British English: controversy NOUN
Controversy is a lot of discussion and argument about something, often involving strong feelings of anger or disapproval.
The proposed cuts have caused considerable controversy.
British English: contentious ADJECTIVE
A contentious issue causes a lot of disagreement or arguments.
Sanctions are expected to be among the most contentious issues.
British English: vexed ADJECTIVE
A vexed problem or question is very difficult and causes people a lot of trouble.
Ministers have begun work on the vexed issue of economic union.


Translation of controverse from the Collins French to English
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