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contest 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈkänˌtest/,
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contests, plural;
  1. Engage in competition to attain (a position of power)
    • - she declared her intention to contest the presidency
  2. Take part in (a competition or election)
    • - a coalition was formed to contest the presidential elections
  3. Oppose (an action, decision, or theory) as mistaken or wrong
    • - the former chairman contests his dismissal
  4. Engage in dispute about
    • - the issues have been hotly contested
Noun
  1. An event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport, activity, or particular quality
    • - a gigantic air rifle shooting contest
    • - a beauty contest
  2. A competition for a political position
    • - the presidential contest
  3. A dispute or conflict
    • - a contest between traditional and liberal views

  1. to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
  2. an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
  3. a struggle between rivals
  4. CONTEST is the name of a counter-terrorism strategy developed by the United Kingdom's Home Office in early 2003. A revised version of 'CONTEST', was released on March 24, 2009. A Annual Report of CONTEST was released in March 2010. ...
  5. The Con Test was an Australian game show which premiered on February 7, 2007 on Network Ten. It was filmed in Sydney and was hosted by Andrew G and Brigitte Duclos.
  6. "Contest" is the third episode of the first series of British sitcom Bottom. It was first broadcast on Monday September 30, 1991. It is notable as the first of only three episodes (along with Culture and Hole) to feature only the two main characters.
  7. Contest is the first published novel by Australian thriller writer Matthew Reilly, and established his career as one of the most popular writers among young Australians, as well as people all over the world. ...
  8. The Contest was an Australian sloop wrecked in 1807.
  9. "The Contest" was the 51st episode of the NBC sitcom, Seinfeld. The eleventh episode of the fourth season, it aired on November 18, 1992. In the episode, George Costanza tells Jerry Seinfeld, Elaine Benes and Cosmo Kramer that his mother caught him unaware while he was masturbating. ...
  10. controversy; debate; struggle for superiority; combat; a competition; to contend; to call into question; to oppose
  11. (contested) debated, controversial
  12. (contested) A kind of case where both sides present evidence.
  13. (Contested) Disputed issues between the parties. No agreement to the issues involved has been reached.
  14. (Contested) Issues which the petitioner and respondent cannot agree
  15. (Contested) a term used primarily in civil proceedings to describe a proceeding where the respondent/defendant takes steps to “contest” the claims of the plaintiff/applicant; as opposed to an “uncontested” matter where the responding party does not take any steps to oppose the claim of the ...
  16. (Contests) a form of sales promotion in which consumers are induced to buy earlier, or in greater quantity, by the offer of prizes of cash or merchandise to be won in a competition.
  17. (Contests) promotions, such as sweepstakes, that offer a prize and may or may not require a purchase for prize eligibility.
  18. All contests & giveaways on NewsChannel5.com
  19. Online Contests: Generally as to changes, the posting of such changes, and the existence of no guarantees.  The Famous Dockets Team may change the dates and/or rules and terms of the Contest(s) without prior notice. ...
  20. Periodically, contests are run on our site. Sometimes contests are sponsored by our customers. To enter these contests you need only to enter your ID and password and your guess. ...
  21. We run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information (like email address).
  22. A popular promotion tactic in which entrants are required to demonstrate a skill or talent (write an essay, take a photo, etc.) and winners are selected based on the merits of their entries. ...
  23. A competition based on skill, in which prizes are offered.
  24. [as in to contest a will] To oppose, dispute or challenge through formal or legal procedures. For example, a disgruntled relative may formally contest the provisions of a Will.
  25. Cabinet Office counter-terrorism programme