Translation of contest in Spanish:
nounAmerican English: /ˈkɑnˌtɛst/ British English: /ˈkɒntɛst/
- 1 (competition) (Games)(in boxing) combate (masculine)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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?
- 2 (struggle, battle) the fight wasn't much of a contestla pelea no estuvo muy reñidait was no contestel resultado estaba cantadodo you think they're a better team? — oh, no contest [colloquial]¿te parecen un equipo mejor? — hombre, ni comparaciónExample sentences
- 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.
transitive verbAmerican English: /kənˈtɛst/ , /ˈkɑnˌtɛst/ British English: /kənˈtɛst/
refutar(will)he contested the umpire's decision
impugnarprotestó contra la decisión del árbitroExample sentences
- 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.
- 2(election)a hotly contested election
presentarse como candidato aunas elecciones muy reñidassix candidates were contesting the seatseis candidatos se disputaban el escañoExample sentences
- 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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