Definition of arguably in English:

arguably

adverb

  • [sentence adverb] It may be argued (used to qualify the statement of an opinion or belief):

    ‘she is arguably the greatest woman tennis player of all time’
    • ‘Murasaki Shikibui was the author of The Take Of Genji, arguably the world's first novel.’
    • ‘Of the three coaches, Italy's Brad Johnstone has arguably been the most successful.’
    • ‘The UK has arguably one ideopolis, in London, but may have the potential for one of two more.’
    • ‘They're arguably the biggest club in the world and they should be in the market for the best players in the world.’
    • ‘The Big Sleep is arguably his finest hour, and does much to explain why his work is so highly regarded.’
    • ‘For a start we were served with arguably the best garlic bread we have tasted in years.’
    • ‘He is arguably as important as a Scorsese and a Coppola and yet he and John Carpenter never got their due credit.’
    • ‘By the way Big Tom was arguably the greatest full back in the history of the game.’
    • ‘It's a haunting, slightly melancholy piece that's arguably the best track on here.’
    • ‘It was a devastating display of control that the Super League has arguably never witnessed before.’
    • ‘Good health and sensitivity to the task's difficulties are arguably more important.’
    • ‘These shadowy groups are arguably among the most active of all money launderers.’
    • ‘Despite his shy, modest nature Sindelar was arguably football's first superstar.’
    • ‘Finally, and arguably most important, it still has a good international reputation.’
    • ‘He intends to raise the profile of politics on campus, which is arguably a good thing.’
    • ‘The televisual images of his report arguably created a moment in history.’
    • ‘Tanna Island is arguably as good as these, or better, if you're after a coffee with a rich smooth taste.’
    • ‘The museum's collection of works by Soutine is now arguably the best in Paris.’
    • ‘It is still a dark story, though, which arguably has never really been screened in the way it was written.’
    • ‘The side have a fine pitch, arguably the best in Scotland, but still have not been granted their own gym.’
    possibly, conceivably, feasibly, plausibly, probably, maybe, perhaps, potentially
    debatably, contestably, controversially
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Pronunciation

arguably

/ˈɑːɡjʊəbli/