contestability

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contest
 
n
1.  a formal game or match in which two or more people, teams, etc, compete and attempt to win
2.  a struggle for victory between opposing forces or interests
 
vb (when intr, foll by with or against)
3.  (tr) to try to disprove; call in question
4.  to fight, dispute, or contend (with): contest an election
 
[C16: from Latin contestārī to introduce a lawsuit, from testis witness]
 
con'testable
 
adj
 
con'testableness
 
n
 
contesta'bility
 
n
 
con'testably
 
adv
 
contes'tation
 
n
 
con'tester
 
n
 
con'testingly
 
adv

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