A spokesman for U.S. Central Command, which oversees the conflicts in both the Middle East and Afghanistan, disputed this notion.
Miller, though, disputed the notion that behind every political commentator is a would-be-politician waiting for their moment.
When Obama visits India in November, he must secure a deal on Kashmir, the disputed province where unrest is building again.
Romney disputed that notion and called it a “racially charged epithet.”
Perry disputed it, saying he wrote a letter asking them to cut regulations but not to pass TARP.
Nobody at least disputed with him the sovereignty of Red Deer lake, of which he had; as it were, taken possession.
Their precise age and antiquity have been disputed with some acrimony.
The accuracy of this calculation has been disputed, but, men if true to its fullest extent, the amount is of no great consequence.
"I do not suppose that one case in ten is tracked home," disputed Roland.
Then what was the object of the committees of each House of Congress, sent into the disputed States?
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.).