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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.
Over 600 teams and 1,200 debaters competed for slots on the Finals Day in February.
For half of their rounds, debaters are assigned to argue for reducing surveillance.
After listening of 15-15 debaters from each side later the house voted in favor of resolution with overwhelming majority.
A YOUNG team of top Welsh debaters are hosting a workshop in Cardiff next week aiming to share their expertise with those interested in learning how to debate.
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).