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contend

US [kənˈtend]
UK [kən'tend]
  • v.竞争;认为;争夺
  • Web斗争;主张;争论
Simple Present:contends  Present Participle:contending  Past Tense:contended  
contend
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v.
1.
[t]
~ that…
(尤指在争论中)声称,主张,认为to say that sth is true, especially in an argument
I would contend that the minister's thinking is flawed on this point.
我倒认为部长的想法在这一点上有漏洞。
2.
[i]
~ (for sth)
竞争;争夺to compete against sb in order to gain sth
Three armed groups were contending for power.
三个武装集团在争夺权力。

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