Example sentences for: debated

How can you use “debated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Both Times explain that the new California HMO laws mandate plan coverage of such previously uncovered areas as cancer screening, give Californians the right to sue their health plans, to obtain second medical opinions, and to appeal treatment funding decisions to an independent review board--in short the key features now being debated by Congress in its attempts to arrive at a patients' bill of rights.

  • Committee members debated the material line by line--or "sex act by sex act," as one committee source tells the LAT . Basically, the Democrats are trying to screen out as much material as possible, holding it to be not probative but merely inflammatory, while the Republicans are opting for maximum disclosure, arguing that the full House has already voted for just that.

  • The merits of liberal individualism vs. communitarianism can await another occasion to be debated.

  • He and I debated intensely over the course of two weeks and we never really changed each other's mind.

  • Sports writers debated whether it's a triumph for 1) Knicks guard Allan Houston, a previous underachiever who scored 32 points in the decisive game; 2) Coach Jeff Van Gundy, who had nearly been fired earlier in the season; or 3) New York, whose prestige was already bolstered by cleaner streets and lower crime.


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