A dispute ensued the following morning when one of the agents tried to pay off an escort with just $30.
Whether or not Zimmerman was an official neighborhood watchman or was self-appointed is now a matter of dispute.
The dispute between the collaborators is also an argument about who receives recognition for the scandal that rocked NPR.
If anything, it seems as if there could be a dispute about which corner of the campus will claim the show as its own.
The White House is maneuvering to cast the president as the mediator, rather than a party in the dispute.
“Somebody to decide when there is a dispute,” replied Wallace.
The beauty of the Turkish women is still a matter of dispute.
Neither the independence, nor the honour, nor any vital interest of the parties can be said to be involved in the dispute.
I could not dispute the evidence of the bit of shivered glass.
They had both been drinking during the course of the day, and were, therefore, more liable to get into some dispute or quarrel.
c.1300, from Old French desputer (12c.) "dispute, fight over, contend for, discuss," from Latin disputare "weigh, examine, discuss, argue, explain," from dis- "separately" (see dis-) + putare "to count, consider," originally "to prune" (see pave).
Used in Vulgate in sense of "to argue, contend with words." Related: Disputable; disputed; disputing. The noun is not certainly recorded before 1590s (disputacioun in that sense is from late 14c.).