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contest

US [kənˈtest]
UK [kən'test]
  • n.比赛;竞赛;竞争
  • v.争辩;争取赢得(比赛、选举等);就…提出异议
  • Web大赛;争夺;争论
Plural Form:contests  Present Participle:contesting  Past Tense:contested  
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n.
1.
比赛;竞赛a competition in which people try to win sth
a singing contest
歌咏比赛
a talent contest
新秀大奖赛
to enter/win/lose a contest
参加╱赢得竞赛;竞赛失败
2.
~ (for sth)
(控制权或权力的)争夺,竞争a struggle to gain control or power
a contest for the leadership of the party
争夺政党的领导权
IDM
be no contest
(表示竞争中的一方过于强大或出色)完全不是对手,毫无竞争可言used to say that one side in a competition is so much stronger or better than the other that it is sure to win easily
v.
1.
~ sth
争取赢得(比赛、选举等)to take part in a competition, election, etc. and try to win it
Three candidates contested the leadership.
有三位候选人角逐领导权。
a hotly/fiercely/keenly contested game(= one in which the players try very hard to win and the scores are close)
竞争十分激烈的比赛
2.
~ sth
争辩;就…提出异议to formally oppose a decision or statement because you think it is wrong
to contest a will(= try to show that it was not correctly made in law)
对遗嘱提出质疑
The divorce was not contested.
这桩离婚案没有人提出异议。

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