contention

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Pronounciation of contention

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Definitions for contention

  • noun - the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
  • noun - a point asserted as part of an argument
  • noun - a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
  • Synonyms for contention

    controversy tilt contestation argument competition disputation arguing rivalry disceptation

    Antonyms for contention

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    Holonyms for contention

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    Hyponyms for contention

    argy-bargy polemic argle-bargle fight contest firestorm submission sparring

    Hypernyms for contention

    averment difference of opinion asseveration conflict group action dispute assertion difference

    Meronyms for contention

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    Sounds like contention

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