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Congress is still debating the bill.
This is one of the most hotly debated issues today.
The two sides debated whether to raise taxes.
I debated whether or not to call her parents.
He stopped and debated what to do next.
She debated leaving without saying anything, but decided against it.
a debating team
This is the American English definition of debate. View British English definition of debate.
the activity of flying in a hot-air balloon