contestation


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
  • noun

Synonyms for contestation

a hypothetical controversial proposition

Synonyms for contestation

References in periodicals archive ?
District 25 might feature ongoing contestation for hearts and
Le premier a pour objectif essentiel d'eclaircir certains concepts comme:transnational, militantisme transnational, hypertransnational, contestation transnationale.
While some writers in the past (12) argued that uncontested elections can constitute meaningful popular participation in politics, such a lack of contestation obviously does not add up to freedom or to a meaningful degree of democracy.
On Monday, former Akkar MPs Mikhael Daher and Rashid Daher (Maronite) submitted a challenge contesting MP Hadi Hobeich's seat, with defeated Jezzine independent candidate Ajaj Haddad (Greek Catholic) submitting a similar contestation to Ziad Aswad's place in Parliament.
Gibson is a sure-footed guide through this rocky terrain, and his summaries and contestation of the different interpretations will be welcome to specialists and graduate students.
the "Company") announced that the Superior Court of Montreal has, on May 16, 2003, sanctioned and approved their plan of arrangement under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, thereby dismissing the contestation proceedings instituted by a group of US Noteholders.
Part Legal Leveraging Power: Contestation, Containment, Cooptation: Turk Austin (1976), Law as a weapon in social conflict
541 communes, a l'exception de [beaucoup moins que]quelques-unes[beaucoup plus grand que] qui enregistrent des cas de contestation qui sont geres au quotidien par le ministere et les communes.
La contestation a Istanbul, coeur de la fronde, s'est nettement apaisee mais les manifestations se poursuivent dans la capitale et la police procede quasi quotidiennement a des interventions dans la nuit.
Constitutional experts: Violation is clear and contestation is possible.
Here several themes inherent in explaining social change come together: contestation, contingency, preferences.
His explicit contestation of televisual forms, standards, and practices and his implicit condemnation of their effects on society have more often than not resulted in his films being rejected by the very networks that commissioned them.
In this powerful and compelling account, Harris notes that the more than two centuries she describes unfolded as "a never-ending process of change and conflict, of contestation for power and influence over the resources and life of the city.
Uncovering linkage behind dislinkage and compatibility in incompatibility, Weimann has written a difficult but utterly engaging and important book that finds "conjoining" (250) and hope in "contrariety" where others have found merely contestation and despair.
En effet, a quelques jours de la confrontation face au CA Batna, cruciale pour le maintien du club en Ligue 2, les joueurs ont decide de declencher samedi dernier, un mouvement de greve en guise de contestation contre le non-paiement de leurs arrieres.