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English definition of “contest”

contest

noun [C] (COMPETITION)    /ˈkɒn.test/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
B1 a competition to do better than other people, usually in which prizes are given: a dance/sports contest She's won a lot of beauty contests.Competitions, and parts of competitions
(Definition of contest noun (COMPETITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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