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contest

noun [C]  /ˈkɑn·test/ us  
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]  /kənˈtes·tənt/ us  
She was once a contestant on a television quiz show.
Translations of “contest”
in Korean 대회…
in Arabic مُنافَسة, مُسابَقة…
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 Spanish competición (deporte), concurso, combate…
in Portuguese concurso…
in German der Wettkampf…
in Catalan concurs…
in Japanese コンテスト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竞赛, 比赛…
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