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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 commission would arrange and facilitate the foreign parties under dispute could participate in the hearings through video conferencing facility.
He said foreign parties would be given video conferencing facility to participate in trade dispute process.
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.
Those who conduct dispute resolution in the Middle East will not be surprised to see contract administration looming large as a cause of dispute.
Traders will also benefit from this new platform, as Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures will help them avoid costly litigation fees and maintain good customer relations.
The decree issued earlier this month makes it clear that any judgments of less than Dh100,000 will be binding on both parties in a dispute.
The Arbitration Board available for dispute settlement in Kerala has been abolished in the year 1987 by the Government of Kerala (Government of Kerala 1987-88).
Construction disputes leading to liquidation or termination, and even contractual delays are not uncommon in Qatar, although recent contract terms now encourage dispute avoidance or early dispute resolution.
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 case study from this author's book, Best Practices in Accounts Receivable Management, clearly illustrates how an effective dispute resolution process can revitalize an organization: A high technology firm was experiencing an especially serious receivables management problem.
The chairmen say a "big tent" firm familiar with parties across the construction and design spectrum will be able to resolve disputes more quickly and keep projects on deadline.
Rule 408 of the Federal Rules of Evidence makes inadmissible at trial any offers to settle the dispute.
The partnership had unrestricted use of the receipts--the partners only disputed the division of the money, If the partnership had placed the receipts in an escrow account as the result of a dispute with a third party, under the claim of right doctrine the receipts would not be included in its income until the matter was settled and the partners would need to report income only if the dispute was settled in its favor.
Chordiant Disputes & Chargebacks now includes new capabilities that enable agents to view details of a transaction before beginning the dispute process; interact with the customer while verifying details for a disputed transaction; capture a dispute requiring additional information; request supporting documentation from the customer, acquirer, and card association; attach requested supporting documents to the associated dispute transaction; assess a dispute and generate a chargeback to an acquirer; and manually close disputes that are not automatically completed by the system, the company claims.
Superior Court case that Grafton's dispute with Pricewaterhouse Coopers over audit work could go to a jury trial despite Grafton having signed a pre-dispute contract that would have allowed a trial in front of a judge in lieu of a jury.