in dispute


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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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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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Romario, in dispute with Spanish outfit Valencia, killed the game off with two goals in seven minutes.
Estimates for the number of claims in dispute since the rebate system became law run as high as $1.