contention


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a point asserted as part of an argument

the act of competing as for profit or a prize

References in classic literature ?
They are puzzled, too, by the seeming impossibility of reconciling the voices heard in contention, with the facts that no one was discovered up stairs but the assassinated Mademoiselle L'Espanaye, and that there were no means of egress without the notice of the party ascending.
Murder, then, has been committed by some third party; and the voices of this third party were those heard in contention.
Besides, there were two voices heard in contention, and one of them was unquestionably the voice of a Frenchman.
Yes, he decided, the contention of every white man in the islands was right; the Solomons was no place for a woman.
Commercial republics, like ours, will never be disposed to waste themselves in ruinous contentions with each other.
While the Author cannot but feel the full force of the compliment thus conveyed to him, he ventures to suggest that these contentions may arise from the fact, that Mr.
Angell's conclusion, after discussing the experiments of Sherrington and Cannon, is: "I would therefore submit that, so far as concerns the critical suggestions by these two psychologists, James's essential contentions are not materially affected.
NIRS was the lead intervenor on the foreign ownership issue and on a separate contention also decided today.
Gaffer Lennon is thrilled to see his captain in contention - and stopper Kelvin Wilson could also feature after an Achilles injury.
Keith opened with a break of 40 in the first frame, and despite a 24 from O'Connor in frame two, he was never in contention.
The injured Twigger is just one of four crucial players missing as Andreas Kattos, Ashley Pringle and Neil Lazarus are other out of contention as the Greenbacks aim to end a their two-game losing start.
Barnard Castle's Robert Dinwiddie remains in contention, despite following his first-round 70 with a one-over-par 73.
Wenger, who has offered to advise the FA on the appointment, said: "I feel that the basic problem you have this time is that people who are now in contention for you were in contention for the first time, and were not chosen.
Though he is well out of contention going into today's final round at nine over, McGinley is hoping his compatriot can end the tournament's 25-year wait for an Irish winner.
If Dixon can win the Grand Prix of Sonoma, he will eliminate Vitor Meira and Kanaan from championship contention, and it will become a four-driver, two-team battle for the championship.