Definition of Moot
(noun) An informal meeting held by a community to hear and settle a dispute.
- American English – /mOOt/
- British English – /mOOt/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /mut/
- British English – /muːt/
- Plural: moots
- A moot continues until an agreement is made.
- In contrast to moot, a court while similar is more formal.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “moot.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 22, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/moot/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
moot. (2017). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/moot/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “moot.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 22, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/moot/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“moot.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2017. Web. 22 Oct. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/moot/>.