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Translation of "contend" - English-Spanish dictionary

contend

verb /kənˈtend/
(usually with with) to struggle against competir The fishing industry has to contend with several problems.
(with that) (formal) to say or maintain (that) sostener, afirmar He contends that nuclear power could provide part of the solution to the country’s energy needs.
contender noun
a person who has entered a competition (for a title etc) contendiente She is a strong contender for the title.
contention noun
(formal) an opinion put forward opinión It is her contention that the project will provide valuable research evidence.
(formal) argument; disagreement. discusión The effect of wind turbines on the environment is an area of contention.
contentious /-ʃəs/ adjective
(formal) quarrelsome contencioso, polémico a contentious issue.
(Definition of contend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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