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Controversy

Meanings and phrases

controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; contention; contestation; disputation; disceptation; tilt; argument; arguing

controversy when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Harbaugh caused controversy when he guaranteed a victory over Ohio State in 1986.
  • The video also caused minor controversy when scenes contained two women tongue kiss.
  • The photographs stirred discussion and controversy when they were first exhibited in New York.

caused controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The song caused controversy for dissing Aggro Berlin.
  • This article was reprinted in 1930 and caused controversy.
  • It caused controversy and was replaced by the image of a cat.

controversy surrounding

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E.g.
  • There was some controversy surrounding the auction.
  • There was some controversy surrounding the song.
  • There is some controversy surrounding the term Celts.

much controversy

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E.g.
  • This clash of opinions has sparked much controversy.
  • Hun Sen and his government have seen much controversy.
  • The development of Bunker Hill caused much controversy.

subject of controversy

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E.g.
  • They continue to be the subject of controversy, e.g.
  • TCM has been the subject of controversy within China.
  • It was a subject of controversy for its violent content.

without controversy

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E.g.
  • Simwala's glory days were not without controversy.
  • Reception of the work was not without controversy.
  • James' personal life has not been without controversy.

controversy among

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E.g.
  • The change, however, stirred up much controversy among candidates.
  • Himes as a rookie general manager generated controversy among players.
  • This arrangement sparked controversy among certain groups in San Diego.

controversy regarding

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E.g.
  • There is a controversy regarding whether Jesus himself claimed to be divine.
  • It represented a great controversy regarding the double morality of society.
  • There is controversy regarding how the records of 1887 should be interpreted.

controversy arose

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A controversy arose over the writing credits on "Irreplaceable".
  • Soon a controversy arose as to whom such a monumental discovery should be credited.
  • In December 2005, controversy arose over the Intercounty Connector's proposed toll rate.

considerable controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The book created considerable controversy in the UK.
  • His presence generated considerable controversy.
  • The incident caused considerable controversy.

sparked controversy

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E.g.
  • However, this disaster sparked controversy about this law.
  • The project sparked controversy in the field of architecture.
  • The play sparked controversy in the United Kingdom in December 2004.

generated controversy

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E.g.
  • The incident generated controversy in the local press.
  • The band's real name generated controversy.
  • The ending was unpopular, however, and generated controversy.

caused some controversy

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E.g.
  • Maasinhon's win caused some controversy, however.
  • This caused some controversy, and Kumar was penalised and remanded.
  • It featured live simulated sex and audience interaction that caused some controversy.

controversy between

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E.g.
  • This decision caused a controversy between France and Turkey.
  • This opened up some controversy between divers and the scientific community at the time.
  • The transferral of the Hlučín Region sparked controversy between Germans, Czechs and Poles.

not without controversy

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E.g.
  • Simwala's glory days were not without controversy.
  • Reception of the work was not without controversy.
  • The closure of Chanel College was not without controversy.

controversy due

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E.g.
  • It also generated some controversy due to her racy outfits.
  • This song generated substantial controversy due to the verse "Você pode fumar baseado".
  • The project had caused controversy due to the amount of hazardous waste that was being created.

attracted controversy

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E.g.
  • This would not be the last time that the band attracted controversy with its album covers.
  • UCI attracted controversy in February 2010 when students disrupted a lecture by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren.
  • In 1888, the band attracted controversy when it refused to perform at multiple events unless they were given adequate pay.

political controversy

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E.g.
  • The announcement led to major political controversy.
  • The tour was highly successful but mired in political controversy.
  • Most investigations made by "Periodismo para todos" generated political controversy.

created controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His large severance pay also created controversy.
  • The decision thus created controversy.
  • Both the silo building itself and the design created controversy.

source of controversy

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E.g.
  • Environmental law is a continuing source of controversy.
  • However, oil production is becoming a source of controversy.
  • The Erfurt Theater has been a source of controversy recently.

controversy because

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E.g.
  • The election brought some controversy because one candidate, Michael Barlowe, was openly gay.
  • However this epistle is not without controversy because there is no evidence of a Greek text.
  • Redler applied for membership in the party, which fueled controversy because of her past activities.

controversy within

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • TCM has been the subject of controversy within China.
  • There are two main areas of controversy within nutrition psychology.
  • The policy has been the subject of some controversy within the press.

great controversy

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E.g.
  • The great controversy will be ended and sin will be no more.
  • This was never proven and is still a subject of great controversy.
  • It represented a great controversy regarding the double morality of society.

public controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The orthography reform of 1996 led to public controversy and considerable dispute.
  • The program was the subject of public controversy for its cost to American taxpayers.
  • Plans for a redesigned interior added during the Calderón administration added fuel to the intense public controversy.

controversy during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film has received positive reviews but had a controversy during production.
  • Nun's Well became the focus of controversy during the 2010-2011 restoration of the site.
  • A major controversy during her tenure as mayor was around the decision to build a trash incinerator in Chester.

significant controversy

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E.g.
  • However, the latter was removed in 2013 after significant controversy.
  • The debate over Darwin's ideas did not generate significant controversy in China.
  • A significant controversy happened over the paper and "Nature"s unprecedented notice.

controversy erupted

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Minister in 2014, controversy erupted over his educational qualification.
  • Shortly thereafter, the U.S. media picked up the story and controversy erupted.
  • When the Kikuyu controversy erupted in 1913 Henson once again found himself at odds with Gore.

major controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I didn't expect that it would snowball into a major controversy", Sablok said.
  • Because it was such so different, there was major controversy as to who created the five course guitar.
  • A major controversy during her tenure as mayor was around the decision to build a trash incinerator in Chester.

further controversy

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E.g.
  •  Her blog post about a yellowface production of The Mikado started a protest and led to further controversy.
  • "Bismillah" was considered as an early working title for the film, but was not considered as the final title to avoid further controversy.
  • In 1995, there was further controversy when in 1995 the former B&W vice president and chemical researcher Jeffrey Wigand defected from the company.

minor controversy

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E.g.
  • Slapping is a subject of minor controversy in the bluegrass scene.
  • The video also caused minor controversy when scenes contained two women tongue kiss.
  • Agnew was involved in a minor controversy regarding an appearance by Lily Allen on "Test Match Special" in 2009.

controversy around

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The article also detailed the controversy around his funeral.
  • There is controversy around the notion that 'themes emerge' from data.
  • The controversy around the public disclosure of sensitive information is not new.

stirred controversy

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E.g.
  • The club, created in 2007, has stirred controversy within the Orange County, CA community.
  • The original cover featured a nude prepubescent girl, which stirred controversy in the UK, US and elsewhere.
  • As a result, Rumsfeld stirred controversy as to whether the forces that did invade Iraq were enough in size.

courted controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Ambition and Not Dressing Women campaigns also courted controversy.
  • Many guests which the Phil has invited over the years have courted controversy.
  • Heart Attack Grill has deliberately courted controversy as a marketing strategy.

controversy over whether

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is some controversy over whether tool use represents a higher level of physical cognition.
  • The controversy over whether the game should have been played without fans did not end with the game.
  • There has been some controversy over whether the Disavow tool has any effect when manipulation has taken place over many years.

embroiled in controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Between 1916 and 1919, Bénédite became embroiled in controversy.
  • Diderot returned to his efforts only to be constantly embroiled in controversy.
  • In 2011 Kien was embroiled in controversy when he led the charge to pull clubs out of the Vietnamese football V-League.

led to controversy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its popularity has led to controversy in both countries.
  • Some musicals have used prerecorded backing track music for shows, which has led to controversy.
  • This in turn led to controversy as his selection was questioned by the media on the basis of a net performance.

controversy involving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2009, a controversy involving Nokubo negatively affected his career.
  • In May 2010 Greenberg was linked to a controversy involving White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
  • A controversy involving whether the band was to be taken as a serious rock group developed among critics and fans.

caused controversy when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Harbaugh caused controversy when he guaranteed a victory over Ohio State in 1986.
  • Zero caused controversy when issue 31 included a playable demo of "Cover Girl Poker" on the cover disk.
  • In 2005 Vera caused controversy when appearing on the cover of Época magazine with the title "I Did Abortion".
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