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contest

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɑn·test/
a competition to do better than other people, esp. to win a prize or achieve a position of leadership or power: In the last election, he survived a close contest against a political newcomer.
contestant
noun [C]  us   /kənˈtes·tənt/
She was once a contestant on a television quiz show.
Translations of “contest”
in Arabic مُنافَسة, مُسابَقة…
in Korean 대회…
in Malaysian pertandingan…
in French compétition…
in Turkish yarışma, müsabaka…
in Italian concorso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 競賽, 比賽…
in Russian соревнование, состязание…
in Polish konkurs, rywalizacja…
in Vietnamese cuộc thi…
in Spanish competición (deporte), concurso, combate…
in Portuguese concurso…
in Thai การดิ้นรน, การแข่งขัน…
in German der Wettkampf…
in Catalan concurs…
in Japanese コンテスト…
in Indonesian pertandingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竞赛, 比赛…
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