Definition of Contests

1. Noun. (plural of contest) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of contest) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contests

1. contest [v] - See also: contest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contests

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Literary usage of Contests

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1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Thf contests of heralds and trumpeters were also probably introduced after the heroic ... The equestrian contests were necessarily confined to the wealthy ..."

2. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1898)
"contests between actors. In addition to the rewards just mentioned, ... At first the principal competitors in the dramatic contests were the ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"ELECTIONS (§ 300*) — contests — DISCRETION OF1 CANVASSING BOARD. ... The board adjourned to meet August 30th, to hear these contests. ..."

4. The Quarterly Journal of Public Speaking by National Association of Academic Teachers of Public Speaking (U.S.) (1917)
"FACULTY JUDGING ROT HOLLISTER University of Michigan ^he question of judging contests is one of importance to every teacher of public speaking, ..."

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