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contending

verb , present participle of contend

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1 to engage in a contest
  • two traditional rivals contending for the championship
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2 to state (something) as a reason in support of or against something under consideration
  • contended that the senator's considerable experience made him the best candidate
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3 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • contended that his opponent was wrong about practically everything
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