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Definición de “contention” en inglés

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contention

noun
 
 
/kənˈtenʃən/
OPINION [C] formal a belief or opinion: There's a general contention that too much violence is shown on TV.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
COMPETITION [U] a situation in which people or groups compete for something and have a good chance of winning: Johnson is back in contention for the championships.Competitions, and parts of competitions
DISAGREEMENT [U] arguments and disagreements →  See also a bone of contention Arguments and disagreements
(Definition of contention from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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