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contest

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.test/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/

contest noun [C] (COMPETITION)

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.
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contest noun [C] (ATTEMPT)

an attempt, usually against difficulties, to win an election or to get power or control: The contest for deputy leadership of the party is gathering speed.
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contest

verb [T] uk   /kənˈtest/ us  

contest verb [T] (ARGUE)

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.

contest verb [T] (COMPETE)

to compete for something: The medal is being keenly contested by eight gymnasts.

contest verb [T] (ATTEMPT)

to attempt to win an election or to get power or control: She stands a good chance, since only two people are contesting the seat and the other candidate is very unpopular.
Traducciones de “contest”
en coreano 대회…
en árabe مُنافَسة, مُسابَقة…
en francés compétition…
en turco yarışma, müsabaka…
en italiano concorso…
en chino (tradicionál) 競賽, 比賽…
en ruso соревнование, состязание…
en polaco konkurs, rywalizacja…
en español competición (deporte), concurso, combate…
en portugués concurso…
en alemán der Wettkampf…
en catalán concurs…
en japonés コンテスト…
en chino (simplificado) 竞赛, 比赛…
(Definition of contest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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