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contentious

relating to a cause or legal business that is contested.
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Developed by sociologists, a contentious repertoire is defined by Tilly as "a limited set of routines that are learned, shared, and acted out (by groups) through a relatively deliberate process of choice...
The contentious timber-salvage rider, passed last summer by the U.S.
As ESOPs changed, more contentious accounting issues arose and the Financial Accounting Standards Board emerging issues task force (EITF) found itself dealing with a number of ESOP issues.
Tim Jones leads the team and is an expert in contentious matters and often acts as a mediator.
Its contentious and non-contentious employment law expertise spans executive terminations, TUPE matters and employment tribunal representations.
Zubiri also said the panel decided 'to put on hold' until Wednesday the deliberations on the provision on territory as well as the plebiscite (Articles III and XV) due to its controversial and contentious nature.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 28 ( ANI ): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday said that they would continue their demand to refer the Triple Talaq Bill to select committee for deliberation upon some of its contentious clauses.
Download Fayyad: Vote on election law is 'contentious option' NNA - Hezbollah's lawmaker Ali Fayyad on Monday said that the vote on an election law was a "contentious option," warning that imposing a new format rejected by key components will threaten the electoral process.
Its President Aleksandar Cicakovski said Wednesday he wasn't going to sign the voters' list even if it contained a single contentious entry.
August 12, 2015 (JUBA) - South Sudanese rival warring parties have not made any significant progress on most of the contentious matters at peace talks currently underway in Addis Ababa, capital of neigbouring Ethiopia.
BARDO (TAP) - Presidents of parliamentary blocs and political parties' representatives at the House of People's Representatives (HPR) have reached consensus on contentious articles in the draft rules of procedure, said President of the Popular Front's parliamentary bloc Ahmed Seddik.
CLASHES broke out yesterday between demonstrators and police in front of Ukraine's parliament in Kiev as politicians inside repeatedly voted down proposals to recognise a contentious Second World War-era Ukrainian partisan group as national heroes.