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English definition of “contest”

contest

verb [T] (ARGUE)    /kənˈtest/
If you contest a formal statement, a claim, a judge's decision, or a legal case, you say formally that it is wrong or unfair and try to have it changed: We will certainly contest any claims made against the safety of our products.Refusing and rejectingTaking legal action
(Definition of contest verb (ARGUE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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