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1challenge/ˈtʃælənʤ/verb
challengeschallengedchallenging
1challenge
/ˈtʃælənʤ/
verb
challengeschallengedchallenging
Learner's definition of CHALLENGE  
[+ object]
: to say or show that (something) may not be true, correct, or legal
: to question the action or authority of (someone)
   b law : to question whether (someone) should serve on a jury
: to test the ability, skill, or strength of (someone or something): to be difficult enough to be interesting to (someone)
: to invite (someone) to compete in a game, fight, etc.— usually + to
: to order (someone) to stop and prove who he or she is

— challenger

noun,pluralchallengers[count]
2challenge/ˈtʃælənʤ/noun
pluralchallenges
2challenge
/ˈtʃælənʤ/
noun
pluralchallenges
Learner's definition of CHALLENGE  
: a difficult task or problem: something that is hard to do
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : an action, statement, etc., that is against something: a refusal to accept something as true, correct, or legal— often + to
[count] 
: an invitation to compete in a game, fight, etc.
   b : an attempt to defeat someone in a competition
[count] : an order to someone to stop and say who he or she is
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