fierce debate

fierce debate
острая дискуссия; острые прения

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • fierce — [ fırs ] adjective ** 1. ) involving very strong feelings such as determination, anger, or hate: fierce debate/criticism: The proposals provoked a fierce debate. a ) very angry or ready to attack: FEROCIOUS: He looked so fierce. a fierce lion 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fierce — [fıəs US fırs] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: fiers, from Latin ferus wild ] 1.) done with a lot of energy and strong feelings, and sometimes violent ▪ There was fierce fighting in the city. fierce attack/opposition/criticism etc ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • debate — de|bate1 W2S1 [dıˈbeıt] n 1.) [U and C] discussion of a particular subject that often continues for a long time and in which people express different opinions ▪ the gun control debate in the US ▪ The new drug has become the subject of heated… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • debate — I UK [dɪˈbeɪt] / US noun Word forms debate : singular debate plural debates *** 1) [countable/uncountable] a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject debate about/on/over: There has been intense debate over… …   English dictionary

  • fierce */*/ — UK [fɪə(r)s] / US [fɪrs] adjective Word forms fierce : adjective fierce comparative fiercer superlative fiercest 1) involving very strong feelings such as determination, anger, or hate fierce debate/criticism: The proposals provoked a fierce… …   English dictionary

  • debate — de|bate1 [ dı beıt ] noun *** count or uncount a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject: debate about/on/over: There has been intense debate over the handling of illegal immigrants. (a)… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fierce*/ — [fɪəs] adj 1) very angry, or ready to attack a fierce dog[/ex] 2) involving very strong feelings such as determination, anger, or hate a fierce debate[/ex] 3) very strong, or severe a fierce storm[/ex] fierce competition[/ex] fiercely adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • debate*/*/*/ — [dɪˈbeɪt] noun I 1) [C/U] a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject The proposals provoked a fierce debate.[/ex] There has been intense debate over the treatment of illegal immigrants.[/ex] 2) [C] a formal… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Debate — De*bate , n. [F. d[ e]bat, fr. d[ e]battre. See {Debate}, v. t.] 1. A fight or fighting; contest; strife. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] On the day of the Trinity next ensuing was a great debate . . . and in that murder there were slain . . . fourscore …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • debate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 discussion ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable ▪ growing ▪ the growing debate on school reform ▪ fierce, heated, intense …   Collocations dictionary

  • debate — 1 /dI beIt/ noun 1 (C, U) discussion or argument on a subject that people have different opinions about (+ on/over/about): As yet there has been little public debate on these issues. | fierce/heated/intense debate (=discussion involving very… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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