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contention

US [kənˈtenʃ(ə)n]
UK [kən'tenʃ(ə)n]
  • n.争论;争吵;争执;(尤指争论时的)看法
  • Web论点;竞争;争夺
Plural Form:contentions  
contention
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n.
1.
[u]
争吵;争执;争论angry disagreement between people
One area of contention is the availability of nursery care.
争论的一个方面是提供幼儿照顾的问题。
a point of contention
争论点
2.
[c]
~ (that…)
(尤指争论时的)看法,观点a belief or an opinion that you express, especially in an argument
It is our client's contention that the fire was an accident.
我们当事人的看法是这场火灾属于意外事故。
I would reject that contention.
我不会同意那种观点。

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