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Call me old-fashioned, but I believe that morality is not just a matter of opinion.
Brian Dennehy

Meaning of "a matter of opinion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A MATTER OF OPINION

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A MATTER OF OPINION

a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark
A level
a lick and a promise
A list
a little bird
a load of
a lump in one´s throat
a matter of life and death
a mensa et thoro
a mite
a month of Sundays
a mountain to climb
a mug´s game
a nail in one´s coffin
a name to conjure with
A number 1
a piece of crumpet
a piece of goods

WORDS THAT END LIKE A MATTER OF OPINION

advisory opinion
dominion
high opinion
inion
interdominion
lantern pinion
legal opinion
majority opinion
matter of opinion
minion
Old Dominion
opinion
pinion
public opinion
rack-and-pinion
reunion
second opinion
separate opinion
theDominion
union

Synonyms and antonyms of a matter of opinion in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a matter of opinion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A MATTER OF OPINION

Find out the translation of a matter of opinion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a matter of opinion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a matter of opinion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

见仁见智
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una cuestión de opinión
570 millions of speakers

English

a matter of opinion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राय की बात
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مسألة رأي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дело вкуса
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma questão de opinião
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মতামত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une question d´opinion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Suatu pendapat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ansichtssache
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

意見の分かれる問題
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의견 의 문제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Masalah pendapat
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

một vấn đề ý kiến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருத்து ஒரு விஷயம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मतांची बाब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Fikir meselesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una questione di opinione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kwestia opinii
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

справа смаку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o chestiune de opinie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα θέμα άποψης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n saak van mening
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en bedömningsfråga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en smakssak
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a matter of opinion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A MATTER OF OPINION»

The term «a matter of opinion» is very widely used and occupies the 13.039 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A MATTER OF OPINION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a matter of opinion

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QUOTES WITH «A MATTER OF OPINION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a matter of opinion.
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Brian Dennehy
Call me old-fashioned, but I believe that morality is not just a matter of opinion.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A MATTER OF OPINION»

Discover the use of a matter of opinion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a matter of opinion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Matter of Opinion
A celebration of twenty-two years of writing about politics by one of Australia's most incisive and provocative political journalists.
Alan Ramsey, 2010
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A Matter Of Opinion
In his revealing autobiography, Alan Hansen looks back on the triumphs and the tragedies that marked his incredible career.As we follow his story - from his modest beginnings at Partick Thistle, to his years of glory at Anfield as captain ...
Alan Hansen, 2011
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It's a Matter of Opinion: An Analysis of the Defining Issues ...
The defining moral, social and political issues of our time are explored in this collection of opinion pieces by Professor Mirko Bagaric.
Mirko Bagaric, 2006
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The State of the Language
Charybdis is the flux of the personal, of subjectivity, of madness and solipsism; the claim that everything which matters is a matter of opinion. Hideous alternatives, the objective Scylla and the subjective Charybdis conspire to rule the waves.
Leonard Michaels, Christopher B. Ricks, 1980
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Adolescent Psychological Development: Rationality, Morality, ...
Claim 5 might also be simply a matter of opinion, although perhaps an expert in music could establish its truth. For the objectivist, then, truth and falsity are sharply distinct. True beliefs can be definitively distinguished from false beliefs on the ...
David Moshman, 2005
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Critique of Judgment:
If we assume rational inhabitants on other planets,76 this is a matter of opinion. For if we could get closer to these planets, which is intrinsically possible, then we could decide by experience whether or not these beings exist. But we shall in fact  ...
Immanuel Kant, Werner S. Pluhar, 1987
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First of the Year: 2008
But the heart of A Matter of Opinion hints friends of The Nation are more likely to slander Makiya than support his radical history project. Navasky's revelations are a symptom of a larger moral failure on the Left that Brit journalist Nick Cohen has  ...
Benj DeMott, 2011
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Labor Relations
Ans. A matter of opinion would be a proper subject of arbitration, as, for instance, a question of title, or a disagreement on a matter of opinion; what settlement shall be made of a transaction which has come to an end, may be made the subject ...
Mildred A. Beik, 2005
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Kwasi Wiredu
A matter of opinion - 'opinion' here being used in the weaker sense - is a matter with regard to which criteria are unclear or even possibly non-existent or the evidence is scanty and there is, consequently, doubt and uncertainty. For instance, is ...
10
Laws of Men and Laws of Nature: The History of Scientific ...
... or an artificial cause, the opinions of men of science are not to be received ... I have myself received the opinion of Mr. Smeaton respecting mills as a matter of opinion. The cause of the decay of the harbor is also 40 Laws of Men and Laws of ...
Tal GOLAN, Tal Golan, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A MATTER OF OPINION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a matter of opinion is used in the context of the following news items.
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A Revolutionary Pope Calls for Rethinking the Outdated Criteria …
Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. «The Market Oracle, Jul 15»
2
Originality, hard work key to 'making it' in music business
“Ultimately, though, I think success is a matter of opinion, and really only matters to those doing it themselves,” she said. “If an artist can travel ... «Quad-Cities Online, Jul 15»
3
NMAC came under fire after UFC's controversial Albuquerque debut
If his work in the Dos Anjos-High fight was substandard – a matter of opinion – the New Mexico commission could not have anticipated that. «Albuquerque Journal, Jul 15»
4
Finley Pairings: Grilled steaks and a Cabernet Sauvignon
That's totally a matter of opinion, but I'll give you my 2 cents worth. The main thing to remember about steaks is to use choice or prime grade ... «Lompoc Record, Jul 15»
5
You can burn wood for heat in North Country winter, or you can boil …
More pollutants going into the air may be a matter of opinion, or at least of perspective. Wood smoke smells good—what's the problem? «North Country Now, Jul 15»
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Crude Oil Price Forecast to Plunge Below $40
Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. «The Market Oracle, Jul 15»
7
The Yates anthology: Banking Inquiry is an omni-shambles
This is not a matter of opinion, but historical fact. As Charlie McCreevy and Brian Cowen came face to face with the consequences of their ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
8
How Professor X Was Really 'Alive' in "X-Men: Days of Future Past"
So I believe that he is just guiding with his abilities, but either theory could be correct. That decision is a matter of opinion at this point. «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
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Could England women's boss Mark Sampson be a success as …
That, of course, is a matter of opinion. Slade's backers will argue the opposite. Be that as it may. As for Sampson, he may be in charge of a ... «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
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Kim Kardashian Speaks on Feminism & Media Objectification of …
[Objectification] is a matter of opinion . . . I've done things where I didn't really care that [the media] exploited [my image] because I was happy ... «fuse.tv, Jul 15»

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