a moot question

• predmet na diskusiju; sporno pitanje

English-Serbian dictionary. 2013.

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  • moot question — An abstract or academic question. A hypothetical question. 1 Am J2d Actions § 56. A question which does not rest upon existing facts or rights; a question as to which in reality there is no actual controversy existing; a question which involves… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • (a) moot question — a moot ˈpoint/ˈquestion idiom (BrE, NAmE) a matter about which there may be disagreement or confusion • Whether this should be enforced by law or not is a moot point. Main entry: ↑mootidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • moot — 1 / müt/ vt: to make moot statute of limitations would moot the effort S. R. Sontag moot 2 adj [(of a trial or hearing) hypothetical, staged for practice, from moot hypothetical case for law students, argument, deliberative assembly, from Old… …   Law dictionary

  • Moot — Moot, a. 1. Subject, or open, to argument or discussion; undecided; debatable; mooted. [1913 Webster] 2. Of purely theoretical or academic interest; having no practical consequence; as, the team won in spite of the bad call, and whether the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moot — A moot point or moot question is a debatable or undecided one. The word is from Old English (from a verb mōtian meaning ‘converse’) and should not be confused with mute meaning ‘silent’ …   Modern English usage

  • moot — This word when used as an adjective means (1) subject to debate, arguable, unresolved; and (2) of only slight importance or significance: This is a moot question. Whether the player is black or white is a moot consideration. That is, a moot… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • moot — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. mooted, debatable, suspect. See doubt. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unsettled, debatable, disputable; see controversial , questionable 1 , uncertain 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY… …   English dictionary for students

  • moot case — A case involving only abstract questions; a case without relevancy to any controversy between the parties. Reserve Life Ins. Co. v Frankfather, 123 Colo 77, 225 P2d 1035, 39 ALR2d 146. See moot question …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Moot — Moot, n. [AS. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; usually in comp.] [Written also {mote}.] 1. A meeting for discussion and deliberation; esp., a meeting of the people of a village or district, in Anglo Saxon times, for the discussion and settlement of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moot case — Moot Moot, n. [AS. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; usually in comp.] [Written also {mote}.] 1. A meeting for discussion and deliberation; esp., a meeting of the people of a village or district, in Anglo Saxon times, for the discussion and settlement …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moot court — Moot Moot, n. [AS. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; usually in comp.] [Written also {mote}.] 1. A meeting for discussion and deliberation; esp., a meeting of the people of a village or district, in Anglo Saxon times, for the discussion and settlement …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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