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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 contest is being promoted via various outlets and followers of Ozio Media can expect to find updates about the contest on social media sites including LinkedIn, Google+, and Twitter.
Henderson-Townsend believes that her experience entering smaller, local contests helped prepare her for the larger ones, simply by gaining practice in writing essays and refining her business plan.
Dawes contacted the State Newspaper and suggested two things: He would write a regular poetry column, and the paper would help him run a poetry contest.
To avoid the application of the illegal lottery provisions of the Criminal Code, a contest holder cannot require a purchase as a pre-condition to entering the contest.
This disclosure may, unfortunately, limit his negotiating power during the contest of the asserted liability.
Multiple winners: One of his own contests fizzled, Worman recalls, because the prize was supposed to go to the first person who reached the sales goal.
General Mills along with contest sponsors General Electric, The J.
2 -- color) Racers push for the advantage in an open class drag racing contest.
Players who accumulate the most points - counted in winnings from fantasy bets - win the contests.
But he hit towering shots in the final two pitches from former Dodger Reggie Smith and won a tiebreaker to win the second annual contest.
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And over the years, DuFrene has found that it's from the audience the contests get many of their future entrants.