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contest in Law topic

contestcon‧test2 /kənˈtest/ ●●○ verb [transitive] formal  1 SCLto say formally that you do not accept something or do not agree with it His brothers are contesting the will.2 COMPETE WITH/TRY TO BEATto compete for something or to try to win it His wife is contesting a seat on the council.→ See Verb table
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contestThe ruling party will contest 158 seats in Algeria's elections.Among domestic mergers, the buyout of Credito Romagnolo was the most contested.No one seriously contests any more that a hostile tax climate has hurt New York's economy.The leadership election will be contested by four candidates.The region has been fiercely contested by guerrillas and the paramilitary forces for the past few years.These last propositions were hotly contested in the apostolic community.Congress had granted him another amnesty to contest the 1992 election.The pharmacy company contested the agency's findings.She filed in the fall of 1989, and at that time, her former husband did not contest the petition.In 1991 White contested the US Open and the J G Scott Trophy.-Medical science is contesting the will.