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Word: contest

Definition: dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.


Sentences Containing 'contest'

22 teams participated in the contest. Competition format.
Allen regretted that he could not contest the upcoming by-election.
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 1983
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002
Below is the summary of all 12 points given in the contest:
Crow pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 1964
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 1983
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 1984
Each contest had 3 home cooks who had won their way into the competition.
Edson scored the game’s only touchdown in the contest against Chicago.
France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1992
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1966
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1967
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1973
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000
He did not contest the 1933 general election.
Her first contest, the Caesar's World Cup, was created for the movie.
I believe I enjoyed this contest more than any other mule there.
I yield, you have conquered: all who have ever loved before, you have conquered out and out in love's contest.
Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004
In that contest he got sixth position and a ribbon.
In the contest, Snoopy goes against Lucy.
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988
It must be a miserable imposture, indeed, that does not prevail in that contest.
It was succeeded as Finnish representative at the 1998 contest by Edea with "Aava".
Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 1958
Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 1973
Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 1989
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004
Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1997
Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008
San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013
San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014
She finished third in this contest, against Liberal candidate Laurel Broten.
So, SRI Party cannot contest in the 2014 elections.
Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1984
The 15 week contest is split into three sections.
The contest involves a cast of thousands and a staggering variety of melodies.
The contest was held in Florence, Italy.
The contest was held in Lisboa, the capital city of Portugal. 19 countries participated in the contest, with Spain returning to the contest after a year break.
The contest was interpreted locally as a referendum on independence.
The songs of the contest were not revealed until the contest was broadcast on RTP, and were all performed entirely in Portuguese.
The winning team of the 2009 contest is from MIT and Boston University.
There is a contest of rocket processions from various communities.
This cry startled them all, and each dropped the contest at the point at which the voice reached him.
Winners for the photography contest of 2007.
``But they will contest the will after your death?''

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