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be an open question

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  • open question — noun count if something is an open question, people are not sure what will happen about it: Whether they will accept the changes remains an open question …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • open question — ► something which has not been decided yet: »How voters will view this latest crisis remains an open question. Main Entry: ↑open …   Financial and business terms

  • open question — open questions N COUNT If something is an open question, people have different opinions about it and nobody can say which opinion is correct. A British official said he thought it was an open question whether sanctions would do any good …   English dictionary

  • open question — ► NOUN ▪ a matter that is not yet decided or cannot be decided …   English terms dictionary

  • Open Question Argument — The Open Question Argument is a philosophical argument put forward by British philosopher G. E. Moore in §13 of Principia Ethica (1903), to refute the equating of the property good with some non moral property, whether naturalistic (e.g.… …   Wikipedia

  • open question — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms open question : singular open question plural open questions if something is an open question, people are not sure what will happen about it Whether they will accept the changes remains an open question …   English dictionary

  • open question — noun 1. a. : a matter that is undecided or unsettled it s an open question whether the landlord is responsible b. : a matter on which a political party has not taken a positive stand 2. : a question that is so phrased as to encourage an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • open question — {n. phr.} A debatable issue. * /Whether assisted suicide is legal and moral or not is still an open question, recent publicity on the matter notwithstanding./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open question — {n. phr.} A debatable issue. * /Whether assisted suicide is legal and moral or not is still an open question, recent publicity on the matter notwithstanding./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open question argument — The argument used by Moore in Principia Ethica (1903) to show that you cannot define an evaluative term as equivalent to the features you use as a standard for applying it. Thus, suppose you value all and only things that create happiness, Moore… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • open\ question — n. phr. A debatable issue. Whether assisted suicide is legal and moral or not is still an open question, recent publicity on the matter notwithstanding …   Словарь американских идиом


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