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Contest

To defend against an adverse claim made in a court by a plaintiff or a prosecutor; to challenge a position asserted in a judicial proceeding, as to contest the probate of a will.

contest

(Competition), noun bout, certamen, challenge, clash, corrivalry, emulation, encounter, game, match, opposition, pitting of strengths, race, rivalry, rivalship, sport, sporting event, struggle, test of endurance, tournament, tourney, trial
Associated concepts: election contest

contest

(Dispute), noun action, altercation, argument, battle, bickering, brawl, challenge, clash, combat, contention, controversion, controversy, debate, difference of opinion, disaccord, disagreement, discord, disharmony, disputation, dispute, dissension, dissent, dissonance, embroilment, encounter, failure to agree, feud, fight, fracas, fray, impugnation, impugnment, inharmony, litigation, monomachy, noncomformity, opposition, oppugnancy, polemics, quarrel, recusancy, resistance, revolt, skirmish, squabble, strained relations, strife, variance, verbal contention, verbal engagement, war, war of words, wrangle
Associated concepts: notice of contest, will contest

contest

verb altercate, argue, battle, call to answer, challenge, combat, conflict, contend, contendere, contravene, controvert, counter, debate, defy, disaffirm, disagree, dispute, fight, gainsay, grapple with, object, oppose, oppugn, quarrel over, question, refuse to accept, refuse to admit, resist, struggle, take exxeption to, traverse, vie with
Associated concepts: contest a will, contest an election, connest an insurance policy, contested case
See also: answer, appeal, argue, argument, battle, bicker, compete, competition, conflict, contend, contention, contravene, contravention, controversy, controvert, cross, debate, disagree, discuss, disown, dispute, embroilment, engage, fight, fray, gainsay, grapple, hearing, impugn, involve, lawsuit, legal proceeding, oppose, opposition, prevent, primary, reply, strife, strive, sue, trial
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He added that the foundation will add two other prizes to reach six for contesters in the upcoming year.
Similar contests will be organised during the fifth and final week of the tournament, which will be held on February 11-13 with the participation of local and regional contesters.
In remarks to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Abdulaziz bin Mash-hoor Al-Shamakhi/26/, the young inventor, said he came first of 20 innovators selected for the prize finals out of 700 contesters from 40 countries to run for the prize.
At least 12 people of the PML-F were killed when supporters of opposite contesters clashed with each others in Khairpur area of the Sindh on 31 October.
The main contesters in the run were Sardar Yaqoob Nasar, (PML-N) Abdul Rauf Lala (PkMAP) and Haji Wali Muhammad (JUI-F).
In the election, PPPs Candidate Sardar Ghulam Sadiq elected as Speaker and Shaheen Kausar Dar as his Deputy by obtaining 36 votes while their contesters PML (N) candidate Raja Sadeeq Batli and Ch.
He stated that 1500 contesters registered for the championship this year, including 600 from Bahrain and 900 others from GCC countries.
The festival organized by the Arabian Horse Center started with the competition of most beautiful Arabian horses in which about 264 contesters are taking part.
As per information provided by the officials of election commission office Mardan, three candidates indentified as Michel Indaryas a candidate of ANP while Jan Majeed and Rashid Maseeh as independent contesters took part in the election for reserved minority seat.
Al-Zubair Habubullah and Omer Al-Rabee'a won the two medals out of 120 female and male contesters.
5 women candidates, 3 former and one sitting Prime Minister, chairman AJK PPP, PML-N convenor Raja Farooq Haider, Prime Minister Sardar Atiq Ahmad Khan, AJK Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Abdul Rashid Turabi and Jammu and Kashmir PPP president Sardar Khalid Ibrahim are among the 421 contesters in AJK election.
Among 37 contesters, sculptor Onder Buyukerman won the contest with his statue.