Translation of contention in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (dispute) See examples: who was responsible is still in contentionthe matter in contentiontodavía se discute quién fue el responsableher motives are not in contentionel asunto en discusiónnadie pone en tela de juicio sus intencionesExample sentences1.2 (competition) See examples: he's still in contention for a medal
she's out of contention in this racetodavía tiene posibilidades de llevarse una medallaen esta carrera no tiene ninguna posibilidad or (in Latin America also) chance
- Sea power's dominance, however, has been a point of contention among military historians.
- Another area of much contention is the desired level of channel control sought by the manufacturer.
- The basis for this contention among British doctors seems even more tenuous.
- 2 countable (assertion) it is her contention that …ella sostiene que …a su modo de ver …Example sentences
- I am not saying you do not have arguments against the contentions the applicant would wish to make.
- But to this point, the administration has offered few direct answers to the particular contentions of the critics.
- We say that if it is necessary, the second respondent in its argument has raised a contention.
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