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ADJ   controversial | more controversial | most controversial
спорный {adj}controversial [topic etc.]
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Translation for 'controversial' from English to Russian

controversial [topic etc.]
спорный {adj}
Usage Examples English
  • McManaman and Fowler were also associated with the controversial "dentist's chair" story prior to Euro 1996. Rumours of a controversial 1998 Christmas party also filled the press.
  • A long-time political figure within French political circles, Frêche was an extremely controversial character, considered by some a great builder and visionary, while criticised by others and judged in court for his controversial remarks, which were sometimes interpreted as racist.
  • In 1967, he appeared in the controversial Alejandro Jodorowsky film "Fando y Lis", which after its controversial premiere was banned for a while in Mexico.
  • Probably no other major US memorial has been as controversial.
  • Since April 2005, Zero1 has held yearly pay-per-view events at the Yasukuni Shrine, which is controversial for its relation to World War II.
  • The Fourth Season was highly controversial, with conflicts between contestant Jolette Hernández and members of the judge panel as the main source of controversy.
  • Collins endorsed another controversial judicial nominee in 2018: Thomas Farr, whose federal court nomination by President Trump was controversial due to his support for North Carolina laws that were ruled to be discriminatory toward African-American voters.
  • Some of the Polish media have described him as controversial due to his association with Polish nationalist groups such as the Kukiz'15 association, and his research on controversial historical figures such as Romuald Rajs.
  • Retail investors will also be able to see if companies are involved in controversies or controversial products or practices, such as thermal coal and controversial weapons.
  • In August 2017, ODA started working with a controversial youtuber, Mikael Oganesjan, and controversial agency Plavec Media.
  • The play deals with serious class issues that were controversial at the time.
  • Ikeji has dealt with controversial posts which include the #SaveMayowa Campaign and also about celebrities such as Funke Akindele, Richard Mofe Damijo, Djimon Honsou, Wizkid and Tonto Dikeh.
  • Another controversy occurred in November 2019, when Montreal mayor Valerie Plante proposed naming Griffintown's REM station after controversial politician Bernard Landry, sparking a backlash from the city's Irish community.
  • The league has been criticized for various calls that would later be disputed, and would also lead to a segment on NFL Top 10 called "Top Ten Most Controversial Calls".
  • Stalking is a controversial crime because a conviction does not require any physical harm.
  • His writings were both exegetical and controversial, but chiefly the latter.
  • He won the fight via a controversial split decision.
  • Despite its safeguards, PACE was extremely controversial on its introduction, [...] and reviews have also been controversial, as the Act was thought to give considerable extra powers to the police.
  • In April 2013, "Frontiers in Psychology" retracted a controversial article linking climate change denialism and "conspiracist ideation"; the retraction was itself also controversial and led to the resignations of at least three editors.
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