Formal Debate

Some articles on debate, formal debate, formal:

Model United Nations - MUN Vocabulary
... This means that the debate is suspended until the next meeting ... In some formats of debate, passing the amendment to the 2nd degree is equivalent to passing the original amendment in others it merely means debate continues on the now altered amendment ... A break in formal debate in which countries can more easily and informally discuss a topic ...
1920 In France - Events
... that the protocols certifying these facts should be signed by the parties to the treaty, and formal peace would then exist between the Allied Powers and Germany ... The formal end of the war was timed at 615 p.m ... candidature, but his name figured, nevertheless, in the formal voting of the National Assembly on January 17 ...

Famous quotes containing the words debate and/or formal:

    My first debate in high school—”Resolved: Girls are no good”—and I won!
    Donald Freed, U.S. screenwriter, and Arnold M. Stone. Robert Altman. Richard Nixon (Philip Baker Hall)

    This is no argument against teaching manners to the young. On the contrary, it is a fine old tradition that ought to be resurrected from its current mothballs and put to work...In fact, children are much more comfortable when they know the guide rules for handling the social amenities. It’s no more fun for a child to be introduced to a strange adult and have no idea what to say or do than it is for a grownup to go to a formal dinner and have no idea what fork to use.
    Leontine Young (20th century)