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English definition of “contest”

contest

verb [T]     /kənˈtest/
SAY STH IS WRONG to say formally that something is wrong or unfair and try to have it changed : Mr Hughes went back to court to contest the verdict .Refusing and rejectingTaking legal action
COMPETE to compete for somethingCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
(Definition of contest verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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