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academic question

An issue that does not require an answer or adjudication because it is irrelevant to the central issue being considered.

academic question

Moot question Vox populi An issue that does not require an answer or adjudication because it is irrelevant to the central issue being considered
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But the moot question is 'Are tobacco control activities resulting in a proportionate decline in smoking/tobacco use rates?'
If humans are replaced by men, whether that differentiator will remain is a moot question. While Venkatesan argues and most discuss in public forums that there is a need to innovate, what that innovation could be is often shrouded in vagueness.
"I wrote an opinion column occasionally, but that's a moot question now." He's happy to keep up Drivetime Mahatma, though.
PR Sreejesh has been stellar in the goal, but the moot question is that some goals are bound to be scored against him -- penalty corners have a way of finding their way past even the very best.
But the moot question is whether funding has been lined up to finance the project.
The moot question is: Can history repeat itself for Pakistan!
"Whether it's technically sound is a moot question for them.
He was pretty anonymous against the Scarlets but whether or not Wales coach Warren Gatland will stick with him for the opening match of the Six Nations - against Italy at the Millennium Stadium - in a fortnight's time is a moot question with Ospreys' Justin Tipuric surely deserving of a place in the champions' back-row amid continuing doubts over the fitness of national skipper Sam Warburton.
Whether Bravo execs have their hands on the pulse of the American TV viewer is a moot question. They have their hands on the pulse of the people who watch their air, and for now, that's enough.
As to the extent to which accepting payments for such advocacy may or may not be legal, Ridge said it is a "moot question."
That doesn't answer however the moot question: who's behind this media blitzkrieg and with what purpose?
But the moot question is, when will the new hardware arrive?