There are 2 translations of contest in Spanish:

contest1

n

/ˈkɑːntest; ˈkɒntest/
  • 1.1 (competition) [Games] concurso (m); [Sport] competencia (f) (AmL) , competición (f) (Esp) ; (in boxing) combate (m) beauty contest concurso (m) or certamen (m) de belleza
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    • Festivals are based on contests and events such as poetry readings, sports, and other activities.
    • The technical events include quiz contests, an on-the-spot hardware design contest and a hardware debugging contest.
    • Over 25 events, including contests, classes and fun games, will be held.
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    • It is also the outcome of the calculated political manipulation of the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.
    • Watching the Conservative Party leadership contest, political neutrals are unsure whether to laugh or cry.
    • Then, presidential candidates can't ignore the early political contests in New Hampshire and Iowa, or can they?
    1.2 (struggle, battle) lucha (f), contienda (f) the fight wasn't much of a contest la pelea no estuvo muy reñida it was no contest el resultado estaba cantado do you think they're a better team? — oh, no contest [colloquial/familiar] ¿te parecen un equipo mejor? — hombre, ni comparación
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    • Part B concentrates on such contests and disputes, exploring them more systematically than did the prior materials.
    • I don't at this stage, and I never have thought, that it's constructive to characterise it as a conflict or a contest.
    • The contest over tropes of traditional Africa and measures of authenticity in postcolonial arts and politics can be thought of in a similar manner.

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There are 2 translations of contest in Spanish:

contest2

vt

/kənˈtest/
  • 1.1 [allegation] refutar; [will] impugnar he contested the umpire's decision protestó contra la decisión del árbitro
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    • So it contests the theory of evolution while also accommodating much of the theories?
    • National threatens to dismantle workers rights to contest dismissal and also seek to reduce holiday entitlements.
    • None of the allegations made by the former pupils were contested.
    1.2 [election] presentarse como candidato a a hotly contested election unas elecciones muy reñidas six candidates were contesting the seat seis candidatos se disputaban el escaño
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    • The party's general council decided following the last election they would contest the next poll as an independent party, a spokesperson said.
    • Methodology was contested in the election of eight senators out of a total of 7,500 posts filled.
    • After the Russian troops left Chechnya by 1997, he contested the presidential election there.

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Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.