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(general) To have made a claim
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“He wants to contend that because that was again an argument not put to the Court of Appeal or to the judge.”
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Past tense for to engage in a competition or contest
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“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.”
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Past tense for give assurance
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Past tense for to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
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Past tense for to make a concerted effort towards achieving a result
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Past tense for to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Past tense for to apply oneself to, or start work on, a given task or issue
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Past tense for to enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
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Past tense for to offer for discussion or debate
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Past tense for hold and state as one's opinion
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Past tense for maintain, sustain
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Past tense for to analyze or argue against a claim or piece of information
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Past tense for to deal with (something), usually effectively
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Past tense for copy the actions of
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Giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement
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