contention definition

  • noun:
    • The work or an instance of trying in debate or debate. See Synonyms at discord.
    • A striving to win in competitors; rivalry: The groups came across in intense assertion for first place.
    • An assertion submit in argument.
    • battle, contest, strife, argument, debate
    • a place preserved in a disagreement, or a line of debate taken in its support; the niche matter of discussion of strife; a situation taken or contended for.
    • Competition by elements of something or its users for a limited resource.
    • A violent effort or find it difficult to acquire, or even resist, one thing; contest; strife.
    • Strife in terms; controversy; altercation; quarrel; dispute.
    • Vehemence of undertaking; eagerness; ardor; zeal.
    • a place maintained in a quarrel, or a line of argument taken in its assistance; the subject matter of discussion or strife; a situation taken or contended for.
    • A violent effort to get one thing, or even withstand physical force, whether an assault or physical resistance; physical contest; fight; strife.
    • Strife in words or debate; wrangling; enraged competition; quarrel; controversy; litigation.
    • Strife or seek to excel; competition; emulation.
    • work; fight; vehement endeavor.
    • That which is affirmed or contended for; a quarrel or a statement to get a place or proposition; a main part of conflict.
    • a spot asserted included in a disagreement
    • a contentious message work; a dispute where there is certainly powerful disagreement
    • the work of competing as for profit or a prize

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