[ kon-te-stey-shuh n ]
/ ˌkɒn tɛˈsteɪ ʃən /
the act of contesting; controversy; dispute.
an assertion contended for.
Origin of contestation
Related formsnon·con·tes·ta·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for contestation
It would be an immediate object of, as academics often put it, “contestation.”
In one of them nearly a third part of the territory of the State of Maine is in contestation.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson