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

    competition disputation arguing rivalry disceptation controversy tilt contestation argument

    Antonyms for contention

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    Holonyms for contention

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    Hyponyms for contention

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

    Hypernyms for contention

    asseveration conflict group action dispute assertion difference averment difference of opinion

    Meronyms for contention

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    Sounds like contention

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