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English definition of “contest”


noun [C]    /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    /kənˈtes·tənt/ noun [C] She was once a contestant on a television quiz show.
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