English version

be in dispute

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in disputebe in disputeif something is in dispute, people are arguing about it The facts of the case are still in dispute. dispute
Examples from the Corpus
be in disputeOnce again the citizens, now politically organized as a commune, were in dispute with the archbishop and the canons.In addition, the name of the girl, originally identified by authorities as Cindy Garcia, is in dispute.The service charge may be in dispute or there may be an inadvertent omission to pay on the part of the tenant.Meacock is in dispute with Eagle Star over £1.7 million of reinsurance claims.Moreover, the role of the police is in dispute.It is not the shape of the Laffer curve that is in dispute.The reasons, though, are in dispute.
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