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Synonyms for contest

compete in

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oppose

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Synonyms for contest

a trial of skill or ability

to strive against (others) for victory

to take a stand against

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'The contest,' said Pott, 'shall be prolonged so long as I have health and strength, and that portion of talent with which I am gifted.
Excisable articles were remarkably cheap at all the public-houses; and spring vans paraded the streets for the accommodation of voters who were seized with any temporary dizziness in the head--an epidemic which prevailed among the electors, during the contest, to a most alarming extent, and under the influence of which they might frequently be seen lying on the pavements in a state of utter insensibility.
The herald then came forward again, and, instead of announcing the prize-winners, proclaimed that there was to be a final contest. Two men had tied for first place, declared His Majesty the King, and three others were entitled to honors.
Hasanov also met with the Azerbaijani servicemen participating in the "Field Kitchen" contest.
The contest will be arranged in 200 Sheikh Rasel digital labs in all 64 districts of the country.
"It is entirely up to each party to decide from where its leaders will contest. It is not the first time a leader is contesting election from two parliamentary constituencies.
Addressing a press conference at the Nehru Bhawan here, Congress state unit chief Raj Babbar said: "The SP-BSP-RLD have not fielded any candidates from Rae Bareli and Amethi [represented by Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi] and so our party has also decided not to contest seven seats."
The two Cruz sisters and Naraval, comprising team Senior-Philippines A, emerged as the overall first runner-up in the senior division after winning as champion in the team contest and math quiz, and second runner-up in the relay contest.
According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) statistics, in NA-11 Kohistan, 17 candidates including independent and candidates of various political parties would contest elections while 31 candidates would also contest on PK-25,26 and 27 of Kohistan district's provincial assembly
In NA-250, ANP's Shahi Syed and PSP's Syed Hafeezuddin will contest the election.
Former ANP minister Arshad Abdullah is out of the electoral race to let Aimal Wali Khan contest from the constituency as he is contesting the general election for the first time.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto would contest the general elections from Malakand in KP and Karachi and Larkana in Sindh.
Chaudhry Nisar announced to contest election from another constituency NA-63 Taxila.
State PKR deputy chief Mustapha Sakmud will be contesting the Tempasuk seat; Lukia Indan will be contesting the Kadamaian seat; Chong Peck Hing will contest the Karanaan seat; Sazalye Donol Abdullah will contest the Matunggong seat; Dausil Kundayong will contest the Tamparuli seat; and Dikin Musah will contest the Kuala Penyu seat.
This contest is open to students in public, private, and parochial schools, and registered home-study programs.