verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH contestcontend, contest
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Example sentences from the Web for contest
These are some of the leading motifs in a design contest in Taiwan, which seeks to crowdsource a new design for its passports that will “convey the identity of Taiwanese” right on the cover.A quirky passport design contest evokes Taiwan’s search for national identity|Anne Quito|August 25, 2020|Quartz
Directors of governmental agencies and city managers tend not to get involved in political contests for control of the legislative body for which they work.
According to presidential primaries expert and FiveThirtyEight contributor Josh Putnam, it marks the latest presidential nominating contest in the modern era.What You Need To Know About Today’s Elections In Minnesota And Georgia|Geoffrey Skelley (email@example.com)|August 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
What it was was a contest to produce the most efficient chicken using genetic techniques basically.How the Supermarket Helped America Win the Cold War (Ep. 386 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 6, 2020|Freakonomics
When Mohamed Salah set up for a penalty kick in just the second minute of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League final, he had a chance to score the potential deciding goal in one of global sports’ biggest contests.
Judging the contest are four prominent figures in the adult entertainment business with years of experience.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1998, she was selected to represent Israel in the prestigious Eurovision contest, winning first place.
And as for Landrieu, as I said, it seems to look still as if her contest is headed to a run-off.
Despite these financial disadvantages, Grimes has kept the contest fairly close.
But before the national pundits and prognosticators write off the Kentucky contest, they should hold their horses.Those Alison Lundergan Grimes Obituaries Were Premature—She’s Hanging On|Jonathan Miller|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They scramble at their meals; and the one that is not able to contest for his share is certain to get the least.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Sir Robert was forced to give up the contest and be shelved with a peerage.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace & Philip Wharton
But Harvard held well, and the contest was a fairly even one for twenty minutes.The Patient Observer|Simeon Strunsky
A patentee who assigns his patent cannot, when sued for infringement, contest the validity thereof.Practical Pointers for Patentees|Franklin Cresee
In a contest like this, will she allow herself to be vanquished?Jane Talbot|Charles Brockden Brown