Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of contest.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of contest.

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Examples

  • And with an unusual wealth of local programs invading the title contests, the site is fitting.

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  • One of the contests is an element writing contest with the theme: Water. on 25 May 2009 at 10: 28 pm Juliet

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  • The Pulitzer Prize, like many high-profile contests, is not immune to squabbles.

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  • Election enthusiasts who've been gleefully gossiping for months about the narratives that will frame November's midterm contests got their first substantive taste of the season this week, sparking a predictable, if misguided, assault on the young voters who defined the country's historic engagement levels in 2008.

    Heather Smith: Selective Math: Midterm Projections for Millennials Miss the Mark

  • His comments are giving Republicans a campaign-year cudgel and forcing Democrats to address a divisive issue within weeks of midterm contests that will decide the balance of power in Washington.

    'Ground Zero Mosque' Becomes Another Election-Year Hurdle For Democrats

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'For GOP, 2006 Now Looms Much Larger'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'In a season of discontent for the White House, Tuesday\'s election results intensified Republican anxiety that next year\'s midterm contests could bring serious losses unless George W. Bush finds a way to turn around his presidency and shore up support among disaffected, moderate swing voters.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: For GOP, 2006 Now Looms Much Larger

  • In a season of discontent for the White House, Tuesday's election results intensified Republican anxiety that next year's midterm contests could bring serious losses unless George W. Bush finds a way to turn around his presidency and shore up support among disaffected, moderate swing voters.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: For GOP, 2006 Now Looms Much Larger

  • Joylessly painstaking and exact, he still prospered in what simple practice of the law there offered, acting as counsel for the railway, defending a rare criminal case, collecting accounts, carrying on title contests and "adverse" suits in the many cases before the Register of the Land Office, and performing all the simple humdrum of the busy country lawyer.

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  • He had for many years taken part in National contests, and of the _personnel_ and principles of the political parties he possessed a knowledge equaled by few men in the United States.

    Twenty Years of Congress, Volume 2 (of 2) From Lincoln to Garfield, with a Review of the Events Which Led to the Political Revolution of 1860

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