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Part of speech: Noun

Contention in words; argument; discussion; a formal presentation of arguments on both sides of a question, by several speakers, before an audience.

Part of speech: Verb

Discuss by presenting arguments for and against; dispute; meditate upon.

Part of speech: Verb

To argue or discuss a point; reflect.

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