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dispute (something) with (someone)

To argue with someone about something. Why do you feel the need to dispute such a trivial matter with your sister? The team's captain is now disputing the penalty call with the referee.
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in dispute

Causing doubt, disagreement, or controversy. You're qualifications are not in dispute; it's your demeanor in the office that we have an issue with. The inheritance has been in dispute among the siblings for many years now.
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dispute something with someone

to argue with someone about something, such as an amount of money. The customer disputed the amount of the check with the waiter. Please don't feel like you have to dispute every bill with the supplier.
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in dispute

Disagreed about, in controversy. For example, This parcel of land is in dispute, claimed by several persons, or The origin of this phrase is in dispute. [Mid-1600s]
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The new body would also help chambers of commerce in their capacity building and trainings regarding mediation and arbitration of trade disputes.
President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheikh Amir Waheed appreciated the initiative of the government for drafting a new law for resolution of trade disputes.
Insight Dispute Resolution is expert in the resolution of commercial disputes and deadlocked negotiations of all shapes and sizes of small claims to big disputes.
While larger value projects are more likely to generate disputes of a significant value, this is of course only one of the driving factors.
The Regulation builds upon Directive on consumer Alternative Dispute Resolution, which ensures that consumers have access to Alternative Dispute Resolution when resolving their contractual disputes with traders.
Under the new set up, every week, more than 200 disputes will be heard and resolved by 10 committees.
The industrial disputes handled and the industrial disputes settled by the settlement machinery shows the performance of the settlement machinery.
Poor communication, egos, attitudes, unrealistic expectations, entrenched positions and at times personal agendas lead to breakdown in relationships, which in turn lead to barriers being created, barriers that prevent disputes from being resolved in a sensible manner, Clark said.
If no time limit for termination of conciliatory mediation has been set in the conciliatory mediation agreement, the party to the dispute shall refer to a court or arbitration one month after proposing to the other party in the dispute, in writing, to resolve the dispute by way of conciliatory mediation.
A key action taken was implementing a formal dispute-resolution process, which quickly reduced the firm's DSO from 104 to 61 and lowered conceded disputes by 75 percent.
In the past, many disputes were solved through litigation or arbitration, a formal, binding process that can be a headache.
If lawyers could predict the outcome of disputes that were not either clear winners or clear losers, few of them would waste their time practicing law.
Chordiant Software Inc (Nasdaq:CHRD), a provider of solutions for operational business processes, has announced enhancements to its Disputes & Chargebacks solution.
These disputes follow a typical path, though, and the first stop is not a lawyer's office, though the setting may have that feel.
The tax treatment of damages received from securities investment disputes is fairly clear if the taxpayer can identify the nature of the damages being received (e.