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English definition of “contentious”


adjective     /kənˈten.ʃəs/
causing or likely to cause disagreement: a contentious decision/policy/issue/subject She has some rather contentious views on education.Debate and discussion contentiousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Debate and discussion
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