Definition of Contestation

1. Noun. A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement. "They were involved in a violent argument"




Definition of Contestation

1. n. The act of contesting; emulation; rivalry; strife; dispute.

Definition of Contestation

1. Noun. The act of contesting; emulation; rivalry; strife; dispute. ¹

2. Noun. Proof by witness; attestation; testimony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contestation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contestation

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Literary usage of Contestation

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1. The Canadian Law Timesby Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Privy Council by Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Privy Council (1904)
"J — A letter written by the advocate of tlie curator to a creditor whose claim is contested, upon whom the contestation has not been served, informing him ..."

2. A Complete Manual of Canon Law by Oswald Joseph Reichel (1896)
"In certain causes, nevertheless, such as a proceeding for heresy, contumacy in not appearing when cited is deemed equivalent to contestation of suit (134), ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Its action either way left the matter open to contestation in the courts. Though the contract of the plaintiff with the Board of Trustees was made before ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"_ • of the most perfect moderation in his lofty dignity; a man who is an enemy to contestation and trouble, an angel of peace and conciliation; ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1875)
"32 A seats, reserving to their opponents, if any, all rights of contestation." These five, being members from the four parishes whose returns the Returning ..."

6. The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu (1826)
"But his lordship's conclusion was very noble, which was with a protestation, that what civil threats, contestation, art, and argument can do, hath been used ..."

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