out of contention for

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Definition of out of contention for

: no longer having a chance to win (something, such as a title or position) This latest defeat means that she's now out of contention for the world title.

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“Out of contention for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20contention%20for. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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