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Definition of Contested

  • disputed or made the object of contention or competition

How to use contested in a sentence. Contested pronunciation.

The battle here soon became general, and was hotly contested.
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It was a long and hotly contested deuce set, and ended in favor of Dorothy and Alice just as Katie appeared with tray and glasses.
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If any heir or assign contested the will, his or her share was thereby forfeited entirely.
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In a cauldron of boiling surf, How alone at least, with never a flinch, In a rally contested inch by inch, You could fall on the trampled turf?
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So warmly contested was this affair, that, though soon over, fully one third of the men brought into the field were put 'hors de combat'.
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Its place, then, is after Deuteronomy, and in the third post-exilian period of the history of the cultus, in which, on the one hand, the unity of the sanctuary was an established fact, contested by no one and impugned by nothing, and in which, on the other hand, the natural connection between the present and the past had been so severed by the exile that there was no obstacle to prevent an artificial and ideal repristination of the latter.
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These are the first principles of this whole subject, which I think can not be contested by anyone who examines the proceedings of the Revolutionary Congress, the cessions of the several States, and the acts of Congress under the new Constitution.
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But rights must be contested in order to warrant the interference of a tribunal; and an action must be brought to obtain the decision of a judge.
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That is to say, when it would be useful to respect them they would be contested, and when it would be easy to convert them into an instrument of oppression they would be respected.
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It was, therefore, necessary to allow one of these courts to judge its own cause, and to take or to retain cognizance of the point which was contested.
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The Supreme Court of Virginia contested the right of the Supreme Court of the United States to judge an appeal from its decisions, but unsuccessfully.
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It is true the Constitution had laid down the precise limits of the Federal supremacy, but whenever this supremacy is contested by one of the States, a Federal tribunal decides the question.
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The constitutionality of the act was contested, and, after solemn arguments, it was deliberately held by the Supreme Court that the provincial charter was a contract within the meaning of the Constitution (Art.
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In countries where all the theories of social science have been contested in their turn, the citizens who have adopted one of them stick to it, not so much because they are assured of its excellence, as because they are not convinced of the superiority of any other.
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Whilst the manners of a people are simple and its faith unshaken, whilst society is steadily based upon traditional institutions whose legitimacy has never been contested, this instinctive patriotism is wont to endure.
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If it entered into my present purpose to inquire how far trial by jury (more especially in civil cases) contributes to insure the best administration of justice, I admit that its utility might be contested.
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Hence arises a singular contrast; the more the utility of slavery is contested, the more firmly is it established in the laws; and whilst the principle of servitude is gradually abolished in the North, that self-same principle gives rise to more and more rigorous consequences in the South.
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As long as these savages consented to retire before the civilized settlers, the federal right was not contested: but as soon as an Indian tribe attempted to fix its dwelling upon a given spot, the adjacent States claimed possession of the lands and the rights of sovereignty over the natives.
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When we saw him last he was in the heat of a contested election; there has been another election since then, but Mr. Baxendale still represents Dunfield.
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Here was Frazier's Farm, and here was fought as stubbornly contested battle, considering the numbers engaged, as any during the campaign.
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Examples of Contested

Example #1
The enemy's position was naturally strong, and was rendered more so by block-houses, a stone fort, and intrenchments cut in solid rock, and the loop-holing of a solidly built stone church.
Example #2
The artillery opened on the town at 6:15 a. m.
Example #3
Charlotte and Katharine languidly changed their seats to where they could watch the court, and the other four began a vigorous game.
Example #4
Ruth and Betty took in the towels and brought out racquets and balls.
Example #5
It was astonishing to Lester to see how thoroughly his father had taken his case into consideration.
Example #6
At Lester's death the stock on which his interest was drawn was to be divided pro rata among the surviving members of the family.