verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM contest
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How to use contest in a sentence
The AP is taking the new step of publishing stories explaining how its experts called a race or why they’re holding back in a tight contest.‘The world depends on us for the answer:’ How Sally Buzbee’s AP team will call the election|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 3, 2020|Fortune
It’s more common to hold governors’ races during midterm elections, so the few gubernatorial contests held in presidential election years sometimes get overlooked while the spotlight is trained on races for federal office.11 States Are Choosing Their Governor On Tuesday. Here Are The Races To Watch.|Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
No such contests are currently scheduled, according to the state website.Maryland, D.C., Fairfax officials urge voters to avoid mailing ballots, use drop boxes instead|Erin Cox, Michael Brice-Saddler, Antonio Olivo|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Decorating your home is a pretty safe bet, as are carving pumpkins, setting up a Halloween scavenger hunt for your kids at home, and having a virtual costume contest with friends.
Both teams have strong playoff odds — each sits in excess of 94 percent — but the contest could have huge implications on not just the AFC North derby but also the all-important race for the AFC’s top overall seed.Drew Brees Almost Never Throws Deep Anymore. Is That A Problem For The Saints?|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|October 29, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Although children cannot be transferred without parental permission, the validity of their consent is contestable.
It is a political document, full of contestable characterizations, but it provides some useful specifics to consider.As the Sequester Looms, the Outlines of a Solution Emerge|John Avlon|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first will be a contestable apology; the second an array of incontestable facts.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
All policies non-forfeiting and non-contestable by their own conditions after three payments.
The spiritual nourishment offered them has lost its savour; they ask for something more substantial and less contestable.Metapsychical Phenomena|J. Maxwell
The contestable area lay in the Middle States and in the Carolinas.Union and Democracy|Allen Johnson
The claim to some of the territory was new and still more contestable.