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1 contest /ˈkɑːnˌtɛst/ noun
plural contests
1 contest
/ˈkɑːnˌtɛst/
noun
plural contests
Learner's definition of CONTEST
[count]
: an event in which people try to win by doing something better than others
see also beauty contest, popularity contest
: a struggle or effort to win or get something

no contest

informal used to say that someone or something is much better than another or can easily defeat another
US, law : a statement in a court of law in which someone who has been charged with a crime does not admit guilt but also does not dispute or argue with the charge
2 contest /kənˈtɛst/ verb
contests; contested; contesting
2 contest
/kənˈtɛst/
verb
contests; contested; contesting
Learner's definition of CONTEST
[+ object] : to make (something) the subject of an argument or a legal case : to say that you do not agree with or accept (something)
[+ object] : to try to win (something)
[no object] : to struggle or fight for or against something
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