noun[mass noun] formal
The action or process of disputing or arguing: ideological contestation over social policy in the European Union [count noun]: a self-conscious contestation of the government
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- Hall deals with the process of contestation and what is required to replace embedded ideas, established interests and institutions.
- And these representations changed appreciably over the centuries, through a process of both contestation and assimilation.
- Democratic politics is bound to the terrain of dispute and contestation.
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