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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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The event brought together debaters from across universities in Faisalabad.
Additionally, Gaffar was declared the second-best debater in the world.
As such, some of the younger AJHS Debaters had the additional challenge of facing students much older than them.
The debaters were given 15 minutes to prepare for each topic, before delivering five-minute speeches against their opponents.
Four debaters from Oak Hill School in Eugene also competed at the national championships: Laurel Eddins, Emma Rosander, Conrad Sproul and Beau Taylor-Ladd.
Proceeds raised by the event will contribute towards travel and accommodation costs for the four young debaters heading to the World Schools Debating Championships in Singapore this month.
e debaters had already decided before the programme that the agenda would be: Germany would not be the leaders of a European army and the French were currently in no position nancially to do anything militarily.
Discovering the World Through Debate: A Practical Guide to Educational Debate for Debaters, Coaches, and Judges, 4th Edition
The personalities of the debaters inevitably affects how audiences perceive the message, possibly giving Salmond the advantage.
He continued: "I was also particularly impressed with the four competition debaters, who delivered concise, well-rounded arguments for both sides of the motions on Birmingham's HS2 line and devolution across the UK; two highlyrelevant and significant topics.
This conception of "debate as sport" is shared by modern-day debaters (Thompson 2010), as well as actors who just play debaters in movies (Kent 2007).
The debaters are trying to find ways to stir the spirit of youth through innovations and find systems that can be implemented to get them more involved in their own development to become more involved in their communities," said UNEP ozone protection compliance assistance programme team member Khalid Klaly.