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contest

Synonyms of contest in English:

noun

  • 1 a boxing contest
  • 2 the contest for the party leadership
    fight, battle, tussle, struggle, competition, race
  • verb

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  • 1 he intended to contest the seat
    compete for, contend for, vie for, fight for, try to win, go for
  • 2 we contested the decision
    oppose, object to, challenge, take a stand against, take issue with, question, call into question
  • 3 the issues have been hotly contested
    debate, argue about, dispute, quarrel over
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