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Contending for a title or championship
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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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Present participle for to engage in a competition or contest
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Present participle for to apply oneself to, or start work on, a given task or issue
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Present participle for to enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
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Present participle for to go to law
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Present participle for to ask a question about something, especially to check its validity or accuracy
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Present participle for invite to do battle
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Present participle for bring action against in court
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Present participle for to work in an organized and active way towards a particular goal
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Present participle for to call on in support of an earnest request
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Present participle for conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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In the position of a rival or opponent
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Relating to athletes or athletics
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The activity or condition of striving to gain superiority over others
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