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Significado de “contend” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "contend" - Diccionario Inglés

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contendverb

uk   /kənˈtend/ us   /kənˈtend/
  • contend verb (CLAIM)

[T + (that)] formal to say that something is true or is a fact: The lawyer contended (that) her client had never been near the scene of the crime.
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(Definition of contend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "contend" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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contendverb

us   /kənˈtend/
  • contend verb (COMPETE)

[I] to compete in order to win something or to achieve a position of leadership: The top tennis players in the world are contending for this title.
  • contend verb (CLAIM)

to state as the truth; claim: [+ that clause] I contend that a novel should tell a story and tell it well.
(Definition of contend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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