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contest

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Noun
Verb

Noun[change]

Singular
contest

Plural
contests

  1. (countable) A contest is where people do a quiz or play a game to win a prize.
    He took part in the contest as he wanted to win the first prize.

Verb[change]

Plain form
contest

Third-person singular
contests

Past tense
contested

Past participle
contested

Present participle
contesting

  1. (intransitive) If you contest a position, you engage in a competition for a position of power.
  2. (transitive) If you contest a decision, you oppose it.

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