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  • contested — contested; un·contested; …   English syllables

  • contested — (adj.) 1670s, pp. adjective from CONTEST (Cf. contest) (v.). Of elections, from 1771, Amer.Eng …   Etymology dictionary

  • Contested — Contest Con*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contesting}.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con + testari to be a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contested — adj. bitterly, hotly, vigorously contested * * * hotly vigorously contested bitterly …   Combinatory dictionary

  • contested — adj. Contested is used with these nouns: ↑election, ↑territory …   Collocations dictionary

  • contested — adjective disputed or made the object of contention or competition a contested election • Ant: ↑uncontested • Participle of verb: ↑contest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contested ideological terrain — is, in sociology, a theoretical framework that looks at sport as a cultural practice that reinforces both the certain existing power dynamics and the agency of human groups and individuals. Instead of looking at sport as a purely positive force,… …   Wikipedia

  • Contested Ground Studios — (sometimes abbreviated to CGS ) are a small press publisher of role playing games, based in Scotland. The company is best known for a/state, a grim science fiction, almost steampunk role playing game that focuses on a huge city that is isolated… …   Wikipedia

  • Contested case hearing — is the name for quasi judicial administrative hearings governed by state law.[which?] State agencies that make decisions that could affect people’s “rights, duties, and privileges” must have a process for holding contested case hearings. The… …   Wikipedia

  • contested bid — See hostile bid. Related links stakebuilding Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. 2010 …   Law dictionary

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