Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
     

con·tro·ver·sy

controversy

 
 
pronunciation:
kan tr vuhr si
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: controversies
definition: a disagreement; debate.
There was a major controversy about cutting down old trees to make the road wider.
 
synonyms:
debate, dispute