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moot
     1. adj. (UK, ,, or, US dated) Subject to discussion (originally at a moot), arguable, debatable, unsolved or impossible to solve.
     2. adj. (North America) Having no practical impact or relevance.
     3. adj. (North America chiefly legal) Being an exercise of thought, academic.
     4. n. A moot court.
     5. n. A system of arbitration in many areas of Africa in which the primary goal is to settle a dispute and reintegrate adversaries into society rather than assess penalties.
     6. n. (Scouting) A gathering of Rovers (18 - 26 year-old Scouts). Usually a camp lasting 2 weeks.
     7. n. (paganism) A social gathering of pagans, normally held in a public house.
     8. n. (historical) An assembly (usually for decision making in a locality). from the 12th c.
     9. v. To bring up as a subject for debate, to propose.
     10. v. To discuss or debate.
     11. v. (US) To make or declare irrelevant.
     12. n. (Australia) Vagina.

Example Sentences

But look, this whole point is moot anyway. 

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