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contends (with)

verb , present tense third-person singular of contend (with)

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1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • a multitude of problems to contend with as soon as he returned to the office
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2 to strive to reduce or eliminate
  • medical missionaries who daily contend with disease and poverty
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