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Noun
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.”
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A dispute or conflict
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“Nobody can take part in the traditional European contest for possession after the tackle if his nose is more than 6in off the ground.”
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A call to prove or justify something
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In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution
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Competition
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The sport of competing in track and field events, including running races and various competitions in jumping and throwing
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A test of knowledge, especially as a competition between individuals or teams as a form of entertainment
Verb
To challenge 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.”
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To engage in competition to attain (a position of power)
“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.”
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Engage in dispute about
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“Leaders openly contest their positions in front of Australian voters?”
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To contend
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“He quickly won his party's nomination to contest the elections.”
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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To move past someone or something with force
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To apply oneself to, or start work on, a given task or issue
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To engage in a competition or contest
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To enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
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To go to law
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Invite to do battle
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Bring action against in court
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To work in an organized and active way towards a particular goal
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To call on in support of an earnest request
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Conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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Be or seem to be equal or comparable to
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