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 Meanings and Examples of DISPUTE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dispute
 n.  argument; angry altercation; quarrel; verbal controversy; debate
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  "Very well; I DO say that," replied Chichikov, and at the same moment raised his hands towards his face, for the dispute was growing heated.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
2  "Well, well," said the father after further good-natured dispute on the subject of Vishnepokromov.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II
3  'I'm not going to dispute that,' Bazarov interrupted.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  He did not dispute now with Pavel Petrovitch, especially as the latter assumed an excessively aristocratic demeanour in his presence, and expressed his opinions more in inarticulate sounds than in words.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  We will not dispute it; my contention was absurd.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: II
6  Man likes to make roads and to create, that is a fact beyond dispute.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: IX
7  "We won't dispute your right, we won't dispute your right," the others answered, laughing.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: IV
8  Dolokhov did not answer the captain; he had been drawn into a hot dispute with the French grenadier.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XV
9  "I do not dispute that, but it cannot be denied that court privileges have attained the same end," returned Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V
10  They had not yet had a loud conversation among the men and a dispute about something important and clever.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXI
11  Besides being advocates of bold action, this section also represented nationalism, which made them still more one-sided in the dispute.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
12  They ascribe the glory of that achievement of genius to different men and dispute as to whom the honor is due.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I
13  Natasha knew why he mentioned Mitya's likeness to Nicholas: the recollection of his dispute with his brother-in-law was unpleasant and he wanted to know what Natasha thought of it.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XVI
14  I own thy speechless, placeless power; but to the last gasp of my earthquake life will dispute its unconditional, unintegral mastery in me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
15  The Cutters had major as well as minor subjects for dispute.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
Example Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
16  Management have demonstrated almost unbelievable incompetence in their handling of the dispute.
17  Both unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
18  The border dispute was used as a pretext for military intervention.
19  Our government has invested the minister for trade with all the necessary powers to resolve the dispute.
20  His theories are open to dispute.
21  The rift within the organization reflects the growing bitterness of the dispute.
22  She handed in her resignation following the dispute over company policy.
23  He had innocently blundered into a private dispute.
24  Production has halted at all of the company's factories because of the pay dispute.
25  They decided to refer the dispute to the United Nations.
26  The parties would not reveal the exact nature of the dispute.
27  She played a key role in the dispute.
28  This latest dispute greatly increases the likelihood of a strike.
29  There is considerable dispute over the precise definition of 'social class' as a term.
30  Both the local workers' union and some of the foreign workers trapped aboard the rig have accused the management of Transocean of heavy handedness in its approach to resolving this dispute.