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Significado de “contention” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "contention" - Diccionario Inglés

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contentionnoun

uk   /kənˈten.ʃən/  us   /kənˈten.ʃən/
  • contention noun (DISAGREEMENT)

[U] the disagreement that results from opposing arguments: There's a lot of contention about that issue - for every person firmly in favour, there's someone fiercely against it. The issue has been settled - it's no longer in contention.
  • contention noun (IN A COMPETITION)

be in/out of contention for sth
to be able/not able to achieve or win something, especially in sports: This loss puts them out of contention for the playoffs this year.
(Definition of contention from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "contention" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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contentionnoun

 us   /kənˈten·ʃən/
  • contention noun (DISAGREEMENT)

[U] disagreement resulting from opposing arguments: Their refusal to sign the treaty remains a source of contention between the two countries.
  • contention noun (OPINION)

[C] an opinion expressed in an argument: [+ that clause] It’s her contention that exercise is almost as important as diet if you want to lose weight.
  • contention noun (COMPETITION)

[U] the act of competing in order to win something or to achieve a position of leadership: The big names slowly dropped out of contention at the tournament.
(Definition of contention from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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