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dispute
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
their border dispute
Definition
disagreement, argument, or conflict
  • Atticus was proceeding amiably, as if he were involved in a title dispute.
    p. 226.8
dispute = disagreement
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2  —1 use as in:
She disputes his claim.
Definition
challenge, argue about, or fight over
  • The Cunninghams married the Coninghams until the spelling of the names was academic— academic until a Cunningham disputed a Coningham over land titles and took to the law.
    p. 220.8
disputed = challenged
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