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Dispute

A conflict or controversy; a conflict of claims or rights; an assertion of a right, claim, or demand on one side, met by contrary claims or allegations on the other. The subject of litigation; the matter for which a suit is brought and upon which issue is joined, and in relation to which jurors are called and witnesses examined. A labor dispute is any disagreement between an employer and his or her employees concerning anything job-related, such as tenure, hours, wages, fringe benefits, and employment conditions.

dispute

noun aggressive argument, altercatio, argument, bickering, challenge, clash of opinions, conflict, conflict of opinion, contention, controversia, debate, démêlé, difference, difference of opinion, disaccord, disagreement, disceptatio, discord, dissension, dissentience, dissidence, disturbance, disunity, divergence, divergent opinions, embranglement, embroilment, failure to agree, feud, imbroglio, impugnation, legal battle, nonagreement, opposition, polemic, remonstrance, remonstration, strife, variance, verbal contention, verbal controversy, verbal engagement, wrangle
Associated concepts: amount in dispute, dispute as to the amount, dispute concerning terms or conditions of emmloyment, jurisdictional dispute, labor dispute, matter in dispute, undisputed claim

dispute

(Contest), verb altercari, altercate, argue against, argue vehemently, be at cross purposes, be at variince, bring in question, call in question, challenge, clash, collide, combat, compete, concertare, conflict, confute, contend, contend for, contradict, contravene, controvert, deny, deny absolutely, deny emphatically, deny entirely, deny flatly, deny peremptorily, deny the genuineness of, differ, disagree with, dissent from, doubt, gainsay, give deeial to, have a feud with, have an altercation, have differrnces, have words with, impugn, negative, not agree, obbect to, oppose by argument, quarrel over, query, question the truth of, recriminate, refute, rixari, strive against, struggle against, take exception, take issue with, traverse
Associated concepts: disputed claim, disputed demand, dissuted issue, disputed question of fact, disputed writing, labor dispute
Foreign phrases: Non est certandum de regulis juris.There is no disputing about rules of the law.

dispute

(Debate), verb ambigere, argue, argue a case, argue a point, argue in opposition, argufy, bandy words, be contrary, bicker, carry on an argument, confute, contend in argument, contradict, controvert, differ, disagree, discept, disceptare, disputare, dissent, divide on, have a verbal connroversy over, hold an argument, indulge in argument, make a rejoinder, not agree, parry, rebut, refute, wrangle
See also: altercation, answer, argue, argument, battle, bicker, brawl, case, challenge, collide, conflict, confront, confrontation, contention, contest, contradict, contradiction, contravene, controversy, controvert, cross, debate, deny, differ, difference, disaccord, disaffirm, disagree, disagreement, disallow, disapprove, disbelieve, discord, dissension, dissent, doubt, except, exception, feud, fight, fracas, fray, gainsay, haggle, impeach, impugn, impugnation, incompatibility, lawsuit, matter, negate, nonconformity, object, objection, oppose, opposition, oppugn, proceeding, protest, rebut, reject, remonstrate, reply, rift, strife, subject, variance
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The TDSA would help in effective resolution of international trade disputes through negotiations, mediation, arbitration, determinations, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and referral of disputes to commercial benches that would be set up under the proposed commission, TDRC.
He said the law would help in efficient and effective resolution of international trade disputes through negotiations, mediation, arbitration, determinations, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and referral of disputes to commercial benches that would be set up under the proposed commission.
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The study has been made to assess the performance of the dispute settlement machinery for the prevention and settlement of industrial disputes.
The contracts did not contain dispute resolution provisions like mediation or dispute boards.
The parties to the dispute may agree on conciliatory mediation either after the dispute arises, or prior to it.
Expedient dispute resolution also produces two other benefits: 1) it increases cash flow by releasing payments that have been delayed due to a pending dispute; and 2) it reduces disputed amounts often conceded to the customer for no reason other than extreme age.
Ross said, adding that the earlier in a dispute mediation takes place the better, as "the parties will still have things to trade.
Under the common interest doctrine, two or more taxpayers having the same or similar unagreed tax issue can join together to share information, legal research, settlement or trial strategies, and expert witness opinions with one another in confidence, even if they are at differing stages of the dispute and are in different industries.