Definition of Contesting. Meaning of Contesting. Synonyms of Contesting
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Definition of Contesting
ContestingContest Con*test", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Contested; p. pr. &
vb. n. Contesting.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to
call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by
calling witnesses, to bring an action; con- + testari to be a
witness, testic witness. See Testify.]
1. To make a subject of dispute, contention, litigation, or
emulation; to contend for; to call in question; to
controvert; to oppose; to dispute.
The people . . . contested not what was done.
Few philosophical aphorisms have been more frequenty
repeated, few more contested than this. --J. D.
2. To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to
defend; as, the troops contested every inch of ground.
3. (Law) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a
suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law;
To contest an election. (Polit.)
(a) To strive to be elected.
(b) To dispute the declared result of an election.
Syn: To dispute; controvert; debate; litigate; oppose; argue;
Meaning of Contesting from wikipedia
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- like most other
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has its share
and controversy. these disputes
are long-standing and may see
- the sport
of amateur radio contesting
has been responsible
for the development
of contesting technology specific
to the sport.
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- thirty further parties stood
in more than one seat, while others contested
that won seats
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, incumbency electorate
, contesting mount albert
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and wales, with the labour party
, conservative party
and liberal democrats contesting every
- sap; literally, 'social democratic
of sweden'), contesting elections
as 'the workers' party
– the social democrats
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was a team contesting
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as an active racing