point of contention

noun phrase

Definition of point of contention

: the thing that people are arguing over The main point of contention is who owns the timber rights to the land.

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“Point of contention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20of%20contention. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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