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contestation

[ kon-te-stey-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɒn tɛˈsteɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of contesting; controversy; dispute.
an assertion contended for.
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Origin of contestation

1540–50; (<Middle French ) <Latin contestātiōn- (stem of contestātiō). See contest, -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM contestation

non·con·tes·ta·tion, noun
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