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debate

Politics
1. a formal discussion, as in a legislative body, in which opposing arguments are put forward
2. the formal presentation and opposition of a specific motion, followed by a vote
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A team of Young Ravians comprising Debating Society President Mohiba Ahmed, Zahid Ali and Raza Aftab Gillani lamented that the 'biggest crime' of the older generation was that they remained silent when radical action was required.
Rohama Gill, Patron-In-Chief, Debating Society, FJWU expressed vote of thanks to the guests,
The three days Parliamentary Debate Competition was organized Literary and Debating Society of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology.
That was the view of Cardiff University students back in 1897, whose debating society selected the area as its preferred capital over Cardiff and Swansea.
The Debating Society ready to take part in the competition
During the 24-hour stint LaBeouf only left to go to the bathroom and to give a talk at Oxford University's debating society the Oxford Union.
Imagine this: a girl from one of the toughest comprehensive schools in the country, told by teachers not to even dare to dream, ends up - via local radio - on TV, writes a national newspaper column, is asked to become part of Gordon Brown's government, turns down a peerage and, on Thursday, travelled to Cambridge to address the historical Cambridge University Debating Society.
Earlier this month at the famed Oxford Union debating society, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz prevailed in a showdown with U.
Oliver, a member of Ysgol Eirias's popular debating society, won a year's subscription to the Historical Association as a reward for his performance and hard work.
The Student Debating Society there is staging the event at the university next week.
BIRMINGHAM and Edgbaston Debating Society, which dates back more than 160 years and is one of the oldest continuous debating societies in the UK, held its monthly meeting at Edgbaston Golf Club - attended by some 40 members and guests.
Meriden MP and former Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman proposed the motion while the opposition was led by Adam Hawksbee, a recent graduate and former president of Sheffield University Debating Society.