Translation of controversial in Spanish:

controversial

controvertido, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑntrəˈvərsiəl//ˌkɑntrəˈvərʃəl//kɒntrəˈvəːʃ(ə)l/

adjective

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    controvertido
    polémico
    • Over recent days the controversial issue of the politics of aid has begun to emerge.
    • Now they have reversed the controversial decision after pressure from swimmers.
    • Ian Waugh looks at the rise of one of the country's most controversial political figures.
    • Pay hikes awarded to council bosses mirror the highly controversial rises in council tax.
    • Proving their controversial claim will be difficult for the two sisters, however.
    • This year he also implemented a controversial policy of free school meals for all city children.
    • The debate over the use of cannabis in medicine is controversial and emotive.
    • He was one of the most controversial figures in colonial religious and political history.
    • The event comes to the York area at a time when the issue of waste in the city was never more controversial.
    • It will be interesting to see whether this starts a spate of controversial videos in the next few months.
    • Anthony is a controversial figure and has a habit of saying things just to drum up a bit of publicity.
    • He hardly ever seems to make his mind up about anything and he hates saying anything controversial.
    • Under the controversial plan all regiments would have at least two battalions.
    • It will now have to look at it again, but the controversial issue will first be debated at full Council.
    • She will be asked to find a solution over the controversial issue of a ban on hunting with dogs.
    • The project has become highly controversial due to the history and sensitivity of the site.
    • Tackling these big and controversial issues early in the third term would make sense.
    • The bid to put up the mast comes a week before a public meeting is to be held to discuss the controversial plan.
    • A public inquiry will rule on a controversial plan to site a wind farm on moors north of Bury.
    • If an issue is controversial, relevant opinions as well as facts may need to be considered.