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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 TDRC would work under the administrative control of Ministry of Commerce with same powers as vested in a Civil Court for swift and effective resolution of disputes relating to the export and import of goods and services including the e-commerce trade.
ISLAMABAD -- The Trade Dispute Resolution Organization (TDRO) Wednesday gave a detailed presentation on the draft law of Trade Dispute Settlement Act which envisaged formation of a Trade Dispute Resolution Commission (TDRC) that would work under the administrative control of Ministry of Commerce.
Insight Dispute Resolution services offer the best and effective mediation dispute resolution services by highly experienced mediators.
The global survey identified failure to properly administer the contract as the most common cause of disputes in the areas surveyed.
The Online Dispute Resolution platform is an innovative tool saving time and money for consumers and traders.
Mejren said the centre would not take up disputes involving lease-to-buy contractual agreements nor will it cover long-term lease disputes and properties falling within free zones.
56 per cent of the total disputes were settled by using conciliation.
Then there's the dispute boards, which differ from other forms of dispute resolution procedures, in that a board is established at the beginning of a project and engages with the parties even before the disputes arise.
Over half of receivables greater than 30 days past due are disputed, so the speed in which disputes are resolved can directly lower past-due receivables.
Ross said, adding that the earlier in a dispute mediation takes place the better, as "the parties will still have things to trade.
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.
All have to pass mediation courses and have to have experience before taking on disputes brought to the association.
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.
In the late 1950s, CBS network aired a series named "Have Gun Will Travel," in which the hero, played by the actor Richard Boone and named Paladin, rents himself out to settle disputes as a 19th-century mercenary.