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Past tense for to engage in a contest
“I guess this all goes back to the idea of the artists' dole helping up-and-comers build a base to contend for more serious arts funding.”
Past tense for assert something as a position in an argument
“He wants to contend that because that was again an argument not put to the Court of Appeal or to the judge.”
Giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement
Not established as a fact, and so open to question or debate
Causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial
(general disposition) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
To have made a claim
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