Example sentences for: disputed

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

  • Fred Shapiro is perhaps the most skilled researcher in this area, and he's been able to find incredibly early examples of words and phrases: "politically correct" from the 18 th century, or "hopefully" in its disputed sense--"it is to be hoped"--from numerous very formal sources in the 1930s through the 1950s, showing that the usage didn't simply pop up ex nihilo in the 1960s.

  • These birds, once common in certain Bahamian islands, are now disappearing, though the reasons for the decline are disputed.

  • The Post , seizing on the latter remark, reported that Jarvis "sharply disputed Bauer."

  • The two leaders made no progress on the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir, but they agreed to try again later.

  • Until Shatz's review, no one disputed my account of the scholarly record.

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