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argument

The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing’s existence.

argument

Medtalk The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing's existence. See Drug-baby argument, Health freedom argument, Particular person argument.
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The committee considers historical undervaluation as a factor to consider when determining whether a pay equity claim is arguable. For clarity new section 13L(1) should be amended to remove the reference to determining whether the employees work was historically undervalued.
The second situation giving rise to an "arguable question of professional duty" involves an unanswered question of law.
Readers will have to decide for themselves whether they agree with these three arguable claims--and whether it was defensible for me to abandon the task of a regular review in order to advance them.
"Accordingly, the uncontradicted evidence before the chambers judge was sufficient to meet the test of a good arguable case on damages at the service ex juris stage.
Another arguable improvement came with the phase-out of all synthetic fibers but one from tampons, says Dr.
It is arguable, however, whether a "feminocentric pantheism ...
It is his Anglo-Japanese furniture which is the basis of his contemporary reputation as a 'pioneer of modern design', but it is a mistake to look at it in isolation from his other work, which was not always simple (or, for that matter, successful), although a gift for simplification is apparent in all his various phases; it is arguable that his best work was done when he had least money to spend.
It is also arguable that the Clinton administration placed too much hope in the ability of Nelson Mandela's South Africa to act as as a regional force for good.
"It is at least arguable," Sorin contends, "that without the East Europeans a viable, visible, distinctively Jewish culture would have become increasingly unlikely in America and might have disappeared." (p.
It is arguable that the 'picture' he paints so vividly is really that of the 'mid-Victorian' period and not that of either the early decades or the last.
Reasonable basis exists if a position is arguable, even if it is likely to fail in the courts.
Levy also comments, "We have come to use the word |moot' to mean |not worth debating or discussing,' while the American Heritage Dictionary defines moot as |subject to debate, arguable.' What's going on?"