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What is a debate?

A debate is a discussion form

A debate is a discussion in which the intention is to defend a statement against someone else, who is supposed to fight the argument. In addition, there is a third party that ultimately determines who the winner of the debate is. The purpose of the debate is therefore to convince this third party, this can be a jury, the public, or a political debate: the voter. Debate can be described as a discussion with certain rules. The rules determine what is allowed or not, what the speaking times are, what the speaking order is, etc. In a number of countries, the debate is also being discussed in the education sector, and there are also championships in the debate.

Pupils in debate with MPs [YouTube] L1e1og96Brw [/youtube]

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