Controversy is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (UK) IPA: /kənˈtrɒvəsi/ or /ˈkɒntrəˌvɜːsi/
- (US) (Canada) IPA: /ˈkɑntrəˌvɝsi/
- When there is a controversy about something, people don't agree about it and there is a lot of talking about it.
- There's a controversy about whether cars should be allowed to drive in this part of the city.
- Newspapers love to write about controversies.