contention

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contention /kənˈtɛnʃən/ noun
plural contentions
contention
/kənˈtɛnʃən/
noun
plural contentions
Learner's definition of CONTENTION
[count] : something (such as a belief, opinion, or idea) that is argued or stated
[noncount] : anger and disagreement
◊ A bone of contention is something that causes anger and disagreement.
[noncount] : a situation in which you have a chance to win something that you are trying to win
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