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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of contend.

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Examples

  • The label contends some of the songs were recorded so long ago they violate terms of the deal.

    The Seattle Times

  • "Nature," Darwin contends, is nothing but the "aggregate action and product of many natural laws," and these laws, in turn, are ultimately but a "sequence of events as ascertained by us" (Darwin, 55).

    The Voice of Critique: Aesthetic Cognition After Kant,

  • Indeed, Levitin contends that the major deregulatory move in financial services has not been statutory, but through agency actions and inactions such as opinion letters and preemption rulings and litigation.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • What will actually happen, Leavitt contends, is that the public plan will do such a good job of keeping costs low that more Americans will abandon their current plans — under which they saw premiums increase by 117% over the past ten years — and choose to enroll in the new public option.

    Wonk Room » Why The Public Health Plan Is Not A Trojan Horse

  • “Dissenting from the bench,” a new study to be published in Justice System Journal contends, is a sort of nuclear option that “may indicate that bargaining and accommodation have broken down irreparably.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Dissenting from the Bench”

  • Levitin contends that state enforcement is not only more feasible currently than commonly recognized, but that it also has advantages over (and compatibility with) a single federal financial services protection consumer regulator.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • With regard to the merits of managing predators such as wolves, which the article contends is a horribly misguided project, any responsible person who advocates simply letting nature take its course must address the consequences of allowing the wolf population to fluctuate - which the article does not do.

    On Wolves And The Future Of Hunting

  • The traditional Somali system of law and politics, he contends, is capable of maintaining a peaceful society and guiding the Somalis to prosperity.

    Somalia Ruined: Intervention Fails Again « Antiwar.com Blog

  • With regard to the merits of managing predators such as wolves, which the article contends is a horribly misguided project, any responsible person who advocates simply letting nature take its course must address the consequences of allowing the wolf population to fluctuate - which the article does not do.

    On Wolves And The Future Of Hunting

  • In his own response to Carter's questions, Kevin contends that art "teaches us something about what it means to be human."

    Saying Something

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