controversial issue

controversial issue

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • issue */*/*/ — I UK [ˈɪʃuː] / UK [ˈɪsjuː] / US [ˈɪʃu] noun Word forms issue : singular issue plural issues 1) a) [countable] a subject that people discuss or argue about, especially relating to society, politics etc It s a website devoted to environmental… …   English dictionary

  • controversial — 01. You shouldn t talk about [controversial] topics with people you don t know very well because it might start an argument. 02. The government s decision to subsidize professional hockey teams resulted in a great deal of [controversy], and… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • issue — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 problem ADJECTIVE ▪ big, burning, central, critical, crucial, important, key, main, major, serious …   Collocations dictionary

  • issue — is|sue1 [ ıʃu ] noun *** ▸ 1 subject ▸ 2 magazine ▸ 3 set made available ▸ 4 official giving ▸ 5 children ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a subject that people discuss or argue about, especially relating to society, politics, etc.: It s a Web site devoted …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • controversial — adjective causing a lot of disagreement, because many people have strong opinions about the subject being discussed: Contraception is still a controversial issue in this part of the world. | a controversial plan/decision etc: a highly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • issue — is|sue1 [ˈıʃu:, ˈısju: US ˈıʃu:] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(subject/problem)¦ 2¦(magazine)¦ 3 take issue with somebody/something 4 make an issue (out) of something 5 have issues (with somebody/something) 6 at issue 7¦(act of giving something)¦ 8¦(set of things …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • controversial — con|tro|ver|sial [ˌkɔntrəˈvə:ʃəl US ˌka:ntrəˈvə:r ] adj causing a lot of disagreement, because many people have strong opinions about the subject being discussed ▪ the controversial issue of welfare reform ▪ a highly controversial (=very… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • controversial — con|tro|ver|sial [ ,kantrə vɜrʃl ] adjective ** a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of: controversial plans to build a new freeway a controversial issue/topic/proposal/decision: We… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • controversial — [[t]kɒ̱ntrəvɜ͟ː(r)ʃ(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ GRADED If you describe something or someone as controversial, you mean that they are the subject of intense public argument, disagreement, or disapproval. Immigration is a controversial issue in many countries …   English dictionary

  • controversial */*/ — UK [ˌkɒntrəˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)l] / US [ˌkɑntrəˈvɜrʃ(ə)l] adjective a) a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of controversial plans to build a new motorway a controversial… …   English dictionary

  • Issue network — Issue networks are an alliance of various interest groups and individuals who unite in order to promote a single issue in government policy. Issue networks can be either domestic or international in scope, and many are active solely within the… …   Wikipedia

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