at issue, contended, contentious, controvertible, debatable, disputable, disputed, open to question, polemic, under discussion
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If you describe something or someone as controversial, you mean that they are the subject of intense public argument, disagreement, or disapproval. adj
Immigration is a controversial issue in many countries..., The changes are bound to be controversial.
controversially adv usu ADV with cl, also ADV with v
More controversially, he claims that these higher profits cover the cost of finding fresh talent...
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