(noun) An informal meeting held by a community to hear and settle a dispute.
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- A moot continues until an agreement is made.
- In contrast to moot, a court while similar is more formal.
- political system
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “moot.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 16, 2019 (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/
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MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“moot.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2017. Web. 16 Jun. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/moot/>.