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An event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity, or in a quality
“The technical events include quiz contests, an on-the-spot hardware design contest and a hardware debugging contest.”
A dispute or conflict
“Nobody can take part in the traditional European contest for possession after the tackle if his nose is more than 6in off the ground.”
To demand proof of the truth or rightness of
“The violator is then given an opportunity to respond, defend the content in question and contest the size of the fine.”
“He said at no time did he campaign for the position from any association and saw no need to get disappointed because he was just asked to contest the position.”
Engage in dispute about
“Leaders openly contest their positions in front of Australian voters?”
To contend
“He quickly won his party's nomination to contest the elections.”
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