contention


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a point asserted as part of an argument

the act of competing as for profit or a prize

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But in 2001his second Masters victorymy experiences of being in contention a few times helped so much.
They were in contention for the title until the last day of the half with a team that lost eight players to promotions and others to injuries.
Although the annual RPIE filing requirement continues to be a subject of contention among many in the real estate industry, City officials are firm in their belief that the information garnered from the hundreds of thousands of financial statements submitted to Finance is essential in deriving fair and equitable assessments of property in New York City.
Here's my own sketch of some of Contention and Democracy's distinctive claims:
The utter dubiousness of that contention is reflected in the review's very first sentence, which states that proposed legislation would require physicians to tell pregnant women considering abortions that fetuses feel pain and to offer anesthesia for the unborn.
OfficeMax paid $380,296 in excise taxes and filed a refund claim with the IRS based on the same contention as ABIG's.
When the access control involves contention among nodes, the collision of packets transmitted by different nodes is possible; MAC schemes based on contention access require a random access scheduling method, such as a backoff algorithm, to schedule transmissions randomly in order to reduce the probability of collisions.
But the masking of the complexity and pooling do not at this time address the problems of applications contention on the bus.
Her central contention is that the public has been kept largely ignorant of the dangers of bioengineered food and its prevalence in the food supply.
However, it is my contention that violence is intrinsic to his proposal.
Each contention is briefly explained, followed by a discussion of the legal authority that rejects the contention.
Wales's Stephen Dodd fought his way back into contention with one of the rounds of the day yesterday, but Mark Mouland failed to build on his promising first round.
Contention over consensual social understandings is the essence of politics and political debate, and, yes, it is necessary to maintain an open field for all manner of views, no matter how unpopular or repugnant.