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moot

1. a discussion or debate of a hypothetical case or point, held as an academic activity
2. (in Anglo-Saxon England) an assembly, mainly in a shire or hundred, dealing with local legal and administrative affairs
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But to me that is a moot point when we have the ability to send it back to the industry that produced it and have it made back into new tubes.
The new Bush doctrine, which eliminates trials, makes this a moot point.
Though Corcoran is touting the asking price as a record, it's a moot point unless a buyer agrees to the price.
This leads me onto a moot point however; available only in hardback and retailing at around [pounds sterling]55 means that this potentially large audience is unlikely to benefit from the book's publication.
As for O'Brien, the question of when to start is now a moot point.
And if you name a charily as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy, your estate will get a deduction for that charitable contribution equal to the size of the insurance payout, again making the trust's tax benefits a moot point.
However, this is a moot point for a SCIN used in a sale to an IDIT, because no gain or loss is recognized, as explained earlier.
This is a moot point for seasonal camps, but those that operate year-round, have secondary operations such as a day care center or school, or are affiliated with a parent organization, must comply.
Whether Fire is a Canadian film or not is a moot point.
The question of long-term survival might turn out to be a moot point, says McKay.
Whether the same insert configuration will work for both tasks is a moot point.
Whether Andrey actually does triumph over his good - for - nothing brother Ivan is, at the end of the book, a moot point.