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a hot issue/topic etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha hot issue/topic etca hot issue/topic etcDISAGREEa subject that a lot of people are discussing, especially one that causes a lot of disagreement The affair was a hot topic of conversation. one of the hottest issues facing medical science hot
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a hot issue/topic etcDespite the ominous thunder of global war, the date on which to observe Thanksgiving was a hot issue.Friday, 29 years after he was slain by a single rifle shot, his assassination is once again a hot topic.Salah had succeeded in creating a hot issue.Military service was a hot topic at Oxford in the mid-1950s, too.Aphid insecticide resistance-a hot topic for beet and potato growers as well as horticulturalists.Page description languages are currently a hot topic with much being written about the relative strengths and weaknesses of the various offerings.
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