Controversy

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Definition

a controversy: a scandal; a debate, a disagreement, a discussion, a dispute
noun
Philip's behavior toward women is the subject of much controversy in the office. Everyone has a different opinion about whether it's right or wrong and no-one can agree.

Examples

  • "Polly : I really don't understand all the controversy myself."
  • "Chapter 3: Illegal chicken fighting controversy"
  • "The controversy associated with illegal and unethical cost-cutting methods often leads to customer boycotts and consumer class-action suits."
  • "Now let's get to this week's guest, who is certainly no stranger to controversy."

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