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Adjective
Controversial
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Much debated, discussed or disputed
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Past tense for to challenge the truth or rightness of
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“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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Past tense for to argue or engage in a dispute about
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“There remain the most basic unanswered questions about why nations contest the issues they contest and why they even care about them.”
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Past tense for to engage in competition to attain a position or prize
“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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Past tense for to contend or be involved in a competitive event
“He quickly won his party's nomination to contest the elections.”
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Past tense for to defy or put up an opposition to
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Past tense for to engage in a competition or contest
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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 state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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Past tense for to become involved or associated with
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Past tense for to express a different opinion
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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 go to law
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Past tense for to ask a question about something, especially to check its validity or accuracy
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Past tense for invite to do battle
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Past tense for to work in an organized and active way towards a particular goal
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Past tense for to call on in support of an earnest request
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