acrimonious dispute

= bitter dispute острая дискуссия; ожесточенный спор

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Acrimonious — Ac ri*mo ni*ous, a. [Cf. LL. acrimonious, F. acrimonieux.] 1. Acrid; corrosive; as, acrimonious gall. [Archaic] Harvey. [1913 Webster] 2. Caustic; bitter tempered sarcastic; as, acrimonious dispute, language, temper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acrimonious — acrimoniously, adv. acrimoniousness, n. /ak reuh moh nee euhs/, adj. caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.: an acrimonious answer; an acrimonious dispute. [1605 15; < ML acrimoniosus. See ACRIMONY, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acrimonious — ac|ri|mo|ni|ous [ˌækrıˈməuniəs US ˈmou ] adj an acrimonious meeting or discussion is one in which people argue a lot and get very angry ▪ The meeting ended in an acrimonious dispute. >acrimoniously adv >acrimoniousness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • acrimonious — adjective formal an acrimonious meeting, argument etc is full of angry comments because people feel very strongly about something: The meeting ended in an acrimonious dispute. acrimoniously adverb acrimoniousness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • acrimonious — adjective Date: 1659 caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner < an acrimonious dispute > • acrimoniously adverb • acrimoniousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acrimonious — [ˌakrɪ məʊnɪəs] adjective characterized by acrimony; angry and bitter: an acrimonious dispute. Derivatives acrimoniously adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • acrimonious — ac•ri•mo•ni•ous [[t]ˌæk rəˈmoʊ ni əs[/t]] adj. caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.: an acrimonious dispute[/ex] • Etymology: 1605–15; < ML ac ri•mo′ni•ous•ly, adv. ac ri•mo′ni•ous•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • acrimonious — UK US /ˌækrɪˈməʊniəs/ adjective FORMAL ► involving a lot of anger and arguments: an acrimonious battle/debate/dispute »Two top executives at the company resigned after an acrimonious battle for control. an acrimonious departure/split/takeover… …   Financial and business terms

  • dispute — I n. 1) to stir up a dispute about 2) to arbitrate; resolve, settle a dispute (to settle a dispute out of court) 3) an acrimonious, bitter, heated, sharp; public dispute 4) a border; labor dispute 5) a dispute about, over; with 6) in dispute… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dispute — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, major, serious ▪ There is considerable dispute over the precise definition of ‘social class’ as a term. ▪ The incident sparked off a major dispute between the two countries. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • acrimonious — adj. Acrimonious is used with these nouns: ↑debate, ↑dispute, ↑divorce, ↑exchange, ↑split …   Collocations dictionary


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