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Noun
  1. (uncountable) Controversy; debate.
  2. (uncountable) Struggle for superiority; combat.
  3. (countable) A competition.
Verb
  1. (intransitive) To contend.
  2. (transitive) To call into question; to oppose.
  3. (transitive) To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend.
  4. (law) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist, as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.
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