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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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Building from the success of the competition last year, this year's debating events have expanded to include universities in Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan Administered Jammu and Kashmir region.
In particular, several former and current debate participants shared their experiences of how the skills they acquired through debating helped them in their professional life.
With a month of debating left before the fifth battle takes place, there's a chance some more candidates (http://ibtimes.
But Abbott has committed to debating at a different venue in the city, Davis hasn't accepted the invitation to the second one and WFAA says it's no longer pursuing a debate.
A superior 'personal' presentation appears to be more important to voters than accumulation of issue-oriented debating 'points'" (p.
Regarding the BP style of debating, Shuster said: "This is the World University Debating Championship (WUDC) format.
There are pros and cons to debating, particularly for a President.
70) joins other Opposing Viewpoints overviews in debating weight-related issues.
But constitutionally, supermajorities have nothing to do with debating judicial nominations.