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controversy (noun)
Controversy is public discussion and disagreement about something, often involving strong feelings of anger or disapproval.*
  • The new budget cuts have caused considerable controversy. Everyone is fighting over who should have more money.
noun adjective adverb
  • controversy
  • controversies
  • controversial
  • uncontroversial
  • controversially

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