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Recent Examples on the Web Instead, their businesses pleaded no contest to four municipal code violations involving the improper storage of flammable materials and other fire code violations. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, "Owners of businesses tied to DTLA explosion strike plea deals," 19 Nov. 2020 The matchup, which was to be held in Laramie, Wyo., will be declared a no contest and will not be rescheduled. Alex Vejar, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah State cancels football game against Wyoming after Aggies see COVID-19 surge," 18 Nov. 2020 The Pac-12 said the game will be declared a no contest. CBS News, "Arizona State coach Herm Edwards tests positive for COVID-19 as Sun Devils cancel game vs. Cal," 13 Nov. 2020 Perzechino, now 59, submitted a sample of his DNA to authorities as early as 2012, when he was taken into custody for attempting to solicit a prostitute in Anchorage and pleaded no contest to the charge, according to log notes of trial testimony. Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News, "Former Iditarod musher found guilty of rape, kidnapping in 19-year-old cold case," 5 Nov. 2020 Rico pleaded no contest to beating and slapping his girlfriend on June 21, 2016, after officers responding to a 911 call found the girlfriend with red marks on her face, court records stated. Claire Goodman, Chron, "Repeat domestic violence perpetrator sentenced in Fort Bend County," 28 Oct. 2020 Under Conference policy, the game will be declared a no contest. Creg Stephenson |, al, "Arizona-Utah football game canceled due to COVID-19," 6 Nov. 2020 Under Conference policy, the game will be declared a no contest. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, "Pac-12 cancels Arizona at Utah college football game," 6 Nov. 2020 The game will be not be rescheduled and will be declared a no contest. Maria Sestito, USA TODAY, "In California: Rain, snow in forecast; state election results trickle in," 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of no contest

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“No contest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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