Debating society
Debating De*bat"ing, n. The act of discussing or arguing; discussion. [1913 Webster]

{Debating society} or {Debating club}, a society or club for the purpose of debate and improvement in extemporaneous speaking. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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