Contested is used with these nouns: ↑election, ↑territory

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • contested — contested; un·contested; …   English syllables

  • contested — index litigious, moot Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contested — (adj.) 1670s, pp. adjective from CONTEST (Cf. contest) (v.). Of elections, from 1771, Amer.Eng …   Etymology dictionary

  • Contested — Contest Con*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contesting}.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con + testari to be a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contested — adj. bitterly, hotly, vigorously contested * * * hotly vigorously contested bitterly …   Combinatory dictionary

  • contested — adjective disputed or made the object of contention or competition a contested election • Ant: ↑uncontested • Participle of verb: ↑contest …   Useful english dictionary

  • contested — adjective debated, controversial …   Wiktionary

  • contested — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective In doubt or dispute: arguable, debatable, disputable, doubtful, exceptionable, moot, mootable, problematic, problematical, questionable, uncertain. See CERTAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • contested — con·test || kÉ’ntest n. competition v. fight for; appeal, challenge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contested — Opposed; resisted; attacked through legal proceedings. See contest …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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