Variant of contest
- to try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute: to contest a will
- to fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
Origin: French contester ; from Classical Latin contestari, to call to witness, bring action ; from com-, together plush testari, to bear witness ; from testis, a witness: see testify
- a fight, struggle, conflict, or controversy
- any race, game, debate, etc. in which individuals or teams compete with one another to determine the winner
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