in contention for

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Definition of in contention for

: having a chance to win (something, such as a title or position) He's in contention for the Olympic medal.

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“In contention for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20contention%20for. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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