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dispute [ dis'pju:t] vi.争论,争执 n.争论

beyond dispute 没有争论余地的

争议地区 disputed area

争端解决机构 dispute settlement body

claim for trade dispute 贸易纠纷(引起的)索赔

contractual dispute 合同上的争议

  争议裁定 Adjudication On Disputed Registered Trademark

ADR Method [Alternate Dispute Resolution Method]

Alternate Dispute Resolution Method [ADR Method]

A long dispute means that both parties are wrong.

There is no disputing, says the proverb, about taste—though, in fact, human beings spend at least half their leisure doing nothing else—and if highbrowism and lowbrowism were exclusively ( as it is certain that they are in great part) matters of individual taste, there would be no more to say about them than what I have said in the preceding lines.

I won't dispute the justice of his remarks.

All disputes arising in the course of the consignment period shall be settled amicably through friendly negotiation.

A long dispute means that both parties are wrong. ( Voltaire )

I'm worried that there might be some disputes over the results of inspection.

辩 debate; dispute; argue

辩驳 elenchus; dispute; refution; controvert

辩驳 elenchus; dispute; refution; controvert

辩 [biàn] /dispute/debate/argue/discuss/

辩驳 [biàn bó] /dispute/refute/

驳 [bó] /argue/parti-colored/tranship/dispute/contradict/refute/

解决 [jiě jué] /to settle (a dispute)/resolve/to resolve/to solve/

纠纷 [jiū fēn] /dispute/issue/to dispute/

纠葛 [jiū gé] /entanglement/dispute/

世袭之争 [shì xí zhī zhēng] /succession struggle/dispute over inheritance/

争吵 [zhēng chǎo] /dispute/strife/

争端 [zhēng duān] /dispute/controversy/conflict/

争议 [zhēng yì] /controversy/dispute/

争执 [zhēng zhí] /dispute/disagree/

Few would dispute that the term applies to the Unabomber, whose manifesto, published in 1995, scorns science and longs for return to a pretechnological utopia. But surely that does not mean environmentalists concerned about uncontrolled industrial growth are anti-science, as an essay in US News & World Report last May seemed to suggest.

That the plates are moving is now beyond dispute.

Expertise can be shared world wide through teleconferencing, and problems in dispute can the settled without the participants leaving their homes and/or jobs to travel to a distant conference site.

{adj: accepted, undisputed, unchallenged, unquestioned} generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute
"the accepted interpretation of the poem"
"an accepted theory"
"the undisputed fact"

{adj: acrimonious, bitter} marked by strong resentment or cynicism
"an acrimonious dispute"
"bitter about the divorce"

{adj: arbitrable} appropriate for or subject to settlement by arbitration
"an arbitrable wage and health benefits policy"
"an arbitrable dispute"
<-> nonarbitrable

{adj: at issue, in dispute, in hand, in question, under consideration} now in consideration or under discussion
"regarding the matter in hand"

{adj: at loggerheads} in a dispute or confrontation
"Sam and his parents were at loggerheads over the question of car privileges"

{adj: bounded, delimited} having the limits or boundaries established
"a delimited frontier through the disputed region"

{adj: brash, cheeky, nervy} offensively bold
"a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"
"a nervy thing to say"

{adj: contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigious} inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
"a style described as abrasive and contentious"
"a disputatious lawyer"
"a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

{adj: contested} disputed or made the object of contention or competition
"a contested election"
<-> uncontested

{adj: disputed} subject to disagreement and debate

{adj: enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling} not clear to the understanding
"I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"
"prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"

{adj: fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial} (informal) small and of little importance
"a fiddling sum of money"
"a footling gesture"
"our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"
"a little (or small) matter"
"a dispute over niggling details"
"limited to petty enterprises"
"piffling efforts"
"giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

{adj: incontestable, incontestible} incapable of being contested or disputed
<-> contestable

{adj: indisputable, sure} impossible to doubt or dispute
"indisputable (or sure) proof"

{adj: long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordy} using or containing too many words
"long-winded (or windy) speakers"
"verbose and ineffective instructional methods"
"newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"
"proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

{adj: neutral} not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest

{adj: pacific, peaceable} disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
"the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"
"a quiet and peaceable person"
"in a peaceable and orderly manner"

{adj: polemic, polemical} of or involving dispute or controversy

{adj: resolvable} capable of being settled or resolved
"all disputed points are potentially resolvable"
"a resolvable quarrel"

{adj: settled} established or decided beyond dispute or doubt
"with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"
<-> unsettled

{adj: terminological} of or concerning terminology
"terminological disputes"

{adj: uncontested} not disputed and not made the object of contention or competition
"uncontested authority"
<-> contested

{adj: vexed} causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed
"the vexed issue of priorities"
"we live in vexed and troubled times"

{n: International Court of Justice, World Court} a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations

{n: Iran-Iraq War, Gulf War} a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution

{n: Kalashnikov culture} the attitudes and behavior in a social group that resolves political disputes by force of arms
"the Kalashnikov culture in Afghanistan"

{n: Kashmir, Cashmere, Jammu and Kashmir} an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India

{n: Mexican War} after disputes over Texas lands that were settled by Mexicans the United States declared war on Mexico in 1846 and by treaty in 1848 took Texas and California and Arizona and New Mexico and Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado and paid Mexico $15,000,000

{n: Mononychus olecranus} a turkey-sized long-legged fossil 75 million years old found in the Gobi Desert having birdlike fused wrist bones and keeled breastbone and a long tail resembling a dinosaur's; short forelimbs end in a single claw instead of wings; classification as bird or dinosaur is in dispute

{n: National Labor Relations Board, NLRB} an independent agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor unions

{n: Philip VI, Philip of Valois} king of France who founded the Valois dynasty; his dispute with Edward III over his succession led to the Hundred Years' War (1293-1350)

{n: adjudicator} a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

{n: arbiter, arbitrator} someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

{n: arbitration clause} a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract

{n: arbitration} (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)

{n: argy-bargy, argle-bargle} a verbal dispute; a wrangling argument

{n: authorship, paternity} the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing
"the authorship of the theory is disputed"

{n: bone of contention} the subject of a dispute
"the real bone of contention, as you know, is money"

{n: burden of proof} the duty of proving a disputed charge

{n: circumstantial evidence, indirect evidence} evidence providing only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute
<-> direct evidence

{n: conciliation} any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration

{n: controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing} a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
"they were involved in a violent argument"

{n: direct evidence} evidence (usually the testimony of a witness) directly related to the fact in dispute
<-> circumstantial evidence

{n: disagreement} the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
<-> agreement

{n: disputant, controversialist, eristic} a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy

{n: dispute, contravention} coming into conflict with

{n: dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict} a disagreement or argument about something important
"he had a dispute with his wife"
"there were irreconcilable differences"
"the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

{n: dogfight} a fiercely disputed contest
"their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them"
"a real dogfight for third place"
"a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract"

{n: family court, domestic relations court, court of domestic relations} a court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children)

{n: fight} an intense verbal dispute
"a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"

{n: indisputability, indubitability, unquestionability, unquestionableness} the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt

{n: infantile autism} a rare but serious syndrome of childhood characterized by withdrawal and lack of social responsiveness or interest in others and serious linguistic deficits
"there is considerable dispute among specialists concerning infantile autism"

{n: intervention, intercession} the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)

{n: issue} an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
"the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone"
"politicians never discuss the real issues"

{n: jump ball} (basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate

{n: logomach, logomachist} someone given to disputes over words

{n: moderator} someone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence

{n: neutrality} nonparticipation in a dispute or war

{n: neutral} one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute

{n: nonintervention, noninterference} a foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes
<-> interference, intervention

{n: out-of-court settlement} resolution of a dispute prior to the rendering of a final decision by the trial court

{n: pacifism, pacificism} the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration

{n: pacifist, pacificist, disarmer} someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

{n: peace} harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
"the roommates lived in peace together"

{n: quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup} an angry dispute
"they had a quarrel"
"they had words"

{n: question of fact, matter of fact} a disputed factual contention that is generally left for a jury to decide

{n: question of law, matter of law} a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide

{n: recognition} the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country
"territorial disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of Belize in 1991"

{n: settler} a negotiator who settles disputes

{n: side, position} an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
"there are two sides to every question"

{n: stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold} complete power over a person or situation
"corporations have a stranglehold on the media"
"the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"

{n: submission} a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

{n: submission} an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

{n: writing, authorship, composition, penning} the act of creating written works
"writing was a form of therapy for him"
"it was a matter of disputed authorship"

{v: challenge, dispute, gainsay} take exception to
"She challenged his claims"

{v: contest, contend, repugn} to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
"They contested the outcome of the race"

{v: intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate} act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
"He interceded in the family dispute"
"He mediated a settlement"

{v: quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate} have a disagreement over something
"We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"
"These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"

{v: represent} be a delegate or spokesperson for ; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute
"I represent the silent majority"
"This actor is a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association"

{v: settle} end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
"The two parties finally settled"

{v: stickle} dispute or argue stubbornly (especially minor points)

But controversy remains in the very low success rates in IVF, and in the disputes that can arise over legal paternity between a child's biological and non-biological parents.

In each of them the residents organized an unofficial government to make rules for the community and to settle disputes.
每个城市的唐人街的居民组成民间 "政府 ",自主制定法规并解决争端。

The results, disputed by strip manufacturers, show that nasal devices are not better than a placebo in changing oxygen uptake or improving endurance.

How will business transactions be taxed, and in what jurisdictions will disputed electronic transactions be resolved?

Among the difficulties: the hijacking of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club's boat, lack of sponsors for the Brits, and legal disputes over missing funds for Hong Kong.

There is some dispute about the method of transport involved.

The governments of China and Taiwan have agreed to allow direct commercial flights for a limited time between their territories for the first time in 55 years. The move is expected to ease tensions in one of Asia's most contentious political disputes.

President Musharraf has stressed that resolving the Israeli-Palestinian dispute is crucial to Muslims and the war on terrorism. He told reporters it was the most important issue they discussed."I'm grateful for the extreme understanding that the president has shown towards the concerns of Pakistan," said General Musharraf.

Republican President George Bush won a convincing victory in Florida, the state where the vote was disputed four years ago, leading to a lengthy delay in declaring Mr. Bush the winner of that election. A number of absentee ballots, overseas ballots and provisional ballots still have to be counted, but they are not expected to affect the outcome.

Labor disputes law services

Dispute mediation or conciliation or negotiation or settlement

industrial dispute 劳资争执;劳资纠纷;工业纠纷

labour dispute 劳资争议;劳资纠纷

trade dispute 劳资纠纷;劳资争议

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