Noun(1) a point asserted as part of an argument(2) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement(3) the act of competing as for profit or a prize
(1) An e-voting system like this is an invitation for fraud, and sure to be a point of contention when the votes are counted.(2) It plainly indicates that a controversy or contention has arisen between the parties.(3) This diversity is one of the main points of contention between astrologers themselves.(4) the captured territory was the main area of contention between the two countries(5) the captured territory was one of the main areas of contention between the two countries(6) One area of contention is whether a confession made by a co-defendant may be tendered by a defendant.(7) It is my contention that she didn't really betray anyone, and that the real agents of betrayal in all of this are the media.(8) The appellants dispute this contention by reference to the principle as formulated by them.(9) In view of their Lordships, however, such a contention is not maintainable.(10) But it's not hard to see why this funding bottom line is the main point of contention here.(11) It is my contention that the two groups simply have radically different registers and types of interaction.(12) It has been the origin of a lot of discord and a lot of contention over consents.(13) Freud's contention that all dreams were wish fulfilment(14) It is my contention that the difference between a monarchy and a republic would be symbolic only.(15) I agree with her contention that the debate was a good thing for the party, as argued below.(16) We say that if it is necessary, the second respondent in its argument has raised a contention .
(1) bone of contention :: भांडण हाड
(2) a bone of contention :: वादाचा मुद्दा एक हाड
1. disagreement ::
2. argument ::
3. tilt ::
4. rivalry ::
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I thought there were only
three projects in CONTENTION.
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out of Nobel CONTENTION, it
would blow up his whole career.
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