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dispute
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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1  —2 uses as in:
She disputes his claim.
Definition
challenge, argue about, or fight over
  • The very first one read: The territories of the Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region are disputed by what two countries?
    p. 22.1
  • Flipping back to the beginning of the test, Reynie read the very first question again: "The territories of the Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region are disputed by what two countries?"
    p. 26.2

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  • ...had something to do with writing or else with futuristic transportation, but he couldn't decide which), and moved on to question twenty-one, which read: "After the fall of the Russian Empire, when a failed attempt to create a Transcaucasian Republic with Georgia and Armenia led to the creation of the country Azerbaijan (which currently disputes with Armenia the territories of the Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region), from what key powers did Azerbaijan ...."
    p. 25.9

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