In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1discutiblethat remains a moot point — eso sigue siendo discutible
1(proposal/idea) someter a discusión(idea/proposal) plantearit has been mooted that … — se ha propuesto / sugerido que …
- 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.
- How great a comedian he was remains a moot point, inevitably subjective, and increasingly difficult to separate from the mythology.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- But whether the industry can absorb all the qualified architects is a moot point.
- But, how well they are maintained or how far heritage preservation efforts are encouraged is a moot point.
- 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.
- It is a moot point that all serious coaches follow a particular style of play that becomes their signature or hallmark.
- Whether such a system can remain in place in the increasingly competitive world of global car making remains 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.
- How much the appeal of this movie derives from its subject and how much from Spacey is a moot point, I suppose.
- 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.
- How neurological the problem is, or how politically expedient, is a moot point.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Still, it's a moot point and one that lawyers will enjoy debating if they're given the chance.
- 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.
2(of law students)simulacro de juicio masculine
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