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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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The company will announce the details of the contest in advance each month to allow new contest applicants time to sign up and review the details of the upcoming contest.
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This disclosure may, unfortunately, limit his negotiating power during the contest of the asserted liability.
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The exciting contest finals will take place April 13-15, 2008, at the Fairmont Hotel & Resort, Dallas, Texas.
Although it's our latest effort to get our message of financial empowerment across, the contest is really an extension of BWI and our DOFE principles.
Too much shit went down at the contest to mention, and too many kids from all over were ripping.
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For more information about the program and to download an application, please visit the Itanium Solutions Alliance Innovation Contest Website at http://www.