Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of contention.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My main point against Malkin’s contentions is that the MAGIC intercepts do not show any evidence that Japanese Americans were ever employed as agents by the Japanese government’s intelligence network, and that even if the cables has shown credible evidence of Japanese American spying it did not factor into the decision.

    IsThatLegal?

  • Neither of those contentions is accurate, say the sources who were interviewed for this article.

    Laporte, Michael L.

  • We may luxuriate in contentions after we have settled and solidified our agreement.

    Change Or Decay

  • Because we often ignored "issues" and "principles" and "great basic and fundamental ideas," as he called his contentions on the silver and tariff questions, for lists of delegates at conventions, names of pupils at the county institute, and winners of prizes at the fair, he was filled with alarm for the future of the noble calling of journalism.

    In Our Town

  • Not that they formed definite parties, but they individually betrayed the spirit of party in contentions under the name of different favorite teachers.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Lisbon 2 polling data … and some unsupportable contentions from the Irish Times.

    The Cedar Lounge Revolution

  • Lisbon 2 polling data … and some unsupportable contentions from the Irish …

    Irish Blogs

  • Lisbon 2 polling data … and some unsupportable contentions from the Irish Times.

    Irish Blogs

  • Lisbon 2 polling data … and some unsupportable contentions from the Irish Times.

    Irish Blogs

  • The thing that I think is the most debatable of all of your contentions is the notion that outsourcing is somehow bad or it is getting out of control.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2006

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