Translation of moot in Spanish:


discutible, adj.

Pronunciation /muːt//mut/


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    • Whether or not the broadcaster's blindness has made his hearing more acute is a moot point, but what can't be denied is that his ability to describe his remaining senses is second to none.
    • While conservation of ecology and bio-diversity have been a moot point on television and newspapers, Kartik feels that ecological studies are yet to get their due in the country.
    • To what extent we are acculturated to human sound even before birth, given that the inner ear is formed so early in gestation, is a moot point.
    • Which of the two camps was having a better time may be a moot point, but there can be no dispute as to which was living most successfully in the here and now.
    • Whether this defence will be accepted by the political sources who are the lifeblood of any newspaper is, for the time being, a moot point.
    • How great a comedian he was remains a moot point, inevitably subjective, and increasingly difficult to separate from the mythology.
    • How much the appeal of this movie derives from its subject and how much from Spacey is a moot point, I suppose.
    • Whether he is too softly spoken for the top job remains a moot point, but no-one can question his dedication because he spends six days of the week at Irish's training ground.
    • Founded six years ago and comprising nine core sports, it is essentially a support service to 244 elite athletes, though whether Scotland can really claim to have that many elite athletes is a moot point.
    • Whether such a system can remain in place in the increasingly competitive world of global car making remains a moot point.
    • How neurological the problem is, or how politically expedient, is a moot point.
    • I recognize, however, that the relationship between the content of this literature and actual management accounting practice remains moot.
    • Thus, it is a moot question whether a child who learns all about traffic rules and signs through textbooks and in such parks, will abide by them, or instead imitate their elders.
    • Still, it's a moot point and one that lawyers will enjoy debating if they're given the chance.
    • But whether the industry can absorb all the qualified architects is a moot point.
    • As a poet, he is now unfashionable, so it is a moot question whether a play based on him can be of any current interest.
    • It is a moot point that all serious coaches follow a particular style of play that becomes their signature or hallmark.
    • Whether or not that support will be forthcoming in the numbers expected is a moot point following revelations about the parlous state of Britain's armed forces.
    • But, how well they are maintained or how far heritage preservation efforts are encouraged is a moot point.
    • The motion explained that the company and the union had already reached an agreement on the retiree health benefit issue that made the previous dispute a moot point.

transitive verb

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    (idea/proposal) someter a discusión
    (proposal/idea) plantear
    it has been mooted that … se ha propuesto / sugerido que …
    • The proposals were mooted at a heated meeting in Wexford yesterday afternoon.
    • The idea has been mooted before but this time there's actually money flowing into the pot.
    • There is talk of landowners denying the armed forces access to their firing ranges and a blockade of London is mooted.
    • A proposal has also been mooted to market the products through a cooperative set-up.
    • He has already had his first meeting with the upper sixth council during which a number of suggestions were mooted.
    • The marina project has divided the town since the idea was first mooted.
    • However, since the plans were first mooted three years ago the development has attracted a lot of criticism.
    • Once the idea was mooted, it struck a chord with other regional stock exchanges.
    • It was he who first mooted the idea of a reunion seven years ago.
    • A number of projects have been mooted for the power station but there is nothing definite to date.
    • When Richard first mooted the idea of his book to his brother two years ago, David advised him on the business end of publishing.
    • It's been a decade since the project was mooted and it has gone through a maze of approvals and reviews.
    • However, some ideas being mooted include a water fountain and football area.
    • The proposals were first mooted in 1997 and since then the scheme has suffered a series of different set backs.
    • The idea was mooted by locals and, at the end, very well supported by them.
    • One possibility, which has increasingly been mooted, is the idea of a Universal Court for Human Rights.
    • Plans for a residents-only parking scheme have been mooted in a bid to tackle the problem.
    • More funds and heavier investment in the training of teachers was also mooted.
    • Supporters have been waiting for a new stadium since the idea was first mooted more than 10 years ago.
    • The idea of a German market was first mooted by city chiefs three years ago.


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    asamblea feminine
    • Even if, as some have supposed, the manor court, or hall moot, had Anglo-Saxon forebears, it was an institution that must have changed out of all recognition after 1100.
    • After the mid-16th century Reformation, when religious guilds were dissolved, it was used as a market cross and as a moot hall.
    • Joseph Gerrald, after all, had proposed the Convention, likening it to the folk moot of Saxon England.
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    (of law students)
    simulacro de juicio masculine
    • Thanks do not go out to my alarm clocks, which failed to work this morning resulting in my awakening in absolute panic at 2 pm, with only one third of the moot prepared.
    • The last time I was there, nearly a decade ago, I was a law student competing in the Jessup International Law moot.
    • I won the moot, despite having to argue an unwinnable point of law.
    • The moot is tomorrow, my point of law absurdly impossible to argue, and the prospect of sleep tonight absurdly impossible to contemplate.
    • I had never studied international law before the gruelling four months of my life that the moot eventually consumed.