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An example use of moot in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that sort of moot at this point for …”

meanings of moot


  1. An assembly (usually for decision-making in a locality).
  2. Talk.
  3. A social gathering of pagans, normally held in a public house.
  4. A moot court.
  5. Vagina.
  6. The stump of a tree; the roots and bottom end of a felled tree.
  7. A gathering of Rovers, usually in the form of a camp lasting 2 weeks.
  8. A whisper, or an insinuation, also gossip or rumors.
  9. A system of arbitration in many areas of Africa in which the primary goal is to settle a dispute and reintegrate adversaries into society rather than assess penalties.
  10. A ring for gauging wooden pins.


  1. To take root and begin to grow.
  2. To talk or speak.
  3. To bring up as a subject for debate, to propose.
  4. To turn up soil or dig up roots, especially an animal with the snout.
  5. To make or declare irrelevant.
  6. To say, utter, also insinuate.
  7. To discuss or debate.
  8. To argue or plead in a supposed case.


  1. Having no practical impact or relevance.
  2. Being an exercise of thought; academic.
  3. Subject to discussion (originally at a moot); arguable, debatable, unsolved or impossible to solve.

moot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word moot occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics moot can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that moot can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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