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contentions

noun
plural of contention

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1 an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate
  • my contention is that today's lower batting averages are the result of better pitching

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2 an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another
  • several actresses seem to be in heated contention for the title of "worst dressed"

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“Contentions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contentions. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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