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Synonyms for contentious

Synonyms for contentious

Synonyms for contentious

inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

involving or likely to cause controversy

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Many contentious issues on governance, security arrangements, wealth and power sharing as well as accountability, compensation, reparation and reconciliation are yet to be agreed upon by the parties.
Such a dual-power solution has the virtue of preserving much of the Court's adverse-party learning for application to contentious disputes over matters of federal law, state law, and federal constitutional law in particular.
Voting Tips are a powerful premium feature on AGM Agenda and one that has traditionally been limited to institutional investors who need to make informed decisions on contentious proxy votes.
Helen has now become an associate of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists KEITH TAYLOR
The country's ruling parties, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML, have come up with a common position on contentious issues to begin the voting process, saying that as they command two thirds of vote in the Constituent Assembly (CA), their proposal should be discussed.
Candice Cothill has worked with a number of South Africa's intellectual property firms and joins Taylor Wessing's intellectual property team as a member in both the contentious and non-contentious areas.
Candice Cothill, who has worked with a number of South Africa's leading intellectual property firms, has joined the firm's intellectual property team as a key member in both the contentious and non-contentious areas.
Principal solicitor at Schofield & Associates, a niche employment law firm based in Knowle, Solihull, Ms Schofield and her colleagues advise on contentious and non-contentious employment law issues, acting for employers and individuals, including senior directors.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / : "The technical committee meetings will begin after the New Year holidays to resolve contentious issues .
Contentious trust and probate matters involving disputed estates and inheritances are on the increase at the moment, but they require extremely careful handling.
Second, if we are to recognize and truly address the de facto control and authority that different warring parties have over local territories and populations, we need to relativize the centrality of the government in our definition of what counts as contentious politics and what does not.
Secure a new fairness framework and we can finally unlock a way to tackle contentious issues which, to date, have prevented us from forging a genuinely shared and peaceful future.
The session was contentious and abrasive but in the end helped to expand my piece from a book review into a critique of the politics of dematerialization.
We provide a bipartisan solution to the often contentious discipline issue by providing protections for children with disabilities while simplifying the rules that school districts use in discipline cases," Gregg said.
Summary: The contentious issue of appointments to a host of civil service positions is "85 percent" completed, according to State Minister Panos Manjian.