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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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Earlier sporadic violence broke out during the first major contentious parade of Northern Ireland's loyalist marching season.
Things weren't always so contentious between the two.
But it does more than being merely revelatory about the contentious politics surrounding the Iranian state.
Charles Tilly, in particular, has emphasized the importance of this "revolutionary square" in France's notably contentious history.
The experience of collaborating in nondivisive areas could engender trust and association conducive to collaboration on matters that have been contentious in the past.
Rivercross was eventually co-oped after a contentious lottery, and Manhattan Park was constructed as a market rate building.
The media, of course, highlighted the contentious issues surrounding Native Title, and the Prime Minister's refusal to make a formal apology to the `stolen generations' of Aboriginal children removed from their parents in the name of assimilation.
Organizers were hopeful that a forum to explore "common ground" could begin a collaborative process that would eventually address more contentious issues.
Because many of the biggest concerns of the past two decades, from acid rain and global warming to auto safety and AIDS, have had signficant technological dimensions, the OTA has become a voice of authority in Washington on some of the nation's most contentious political debates.
At that time, the contentious accounting matter was whether employers should report ESOPs' debt in their balance sheets.
The practice is led by Matthew Gregson, who specialises in contentious matters.
Ward Hadaway predominately acts for employers and covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters spanning various sectors.
Members of the bicameral conference committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) are scheduled to present to President Rodrigo Duterte the contentious provisions of the Bangsamoro territory and plebiscite on Wednesday in a bid to resolve the issues hounding some parts of the bill.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 28 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday said that they would continue their demand to refer the Triple Talaq Bill to select committee for deliberation upon some of its contentious clauses.