German translation of 'contention'
- (= dispute) that is no longer in contention
das steht nicht mehr zur Debatte
- (= argument)
⇒ it is my contention that ...
ich behaupte, dass ...
- (in contest) to be in contention (for sth)
Chancen (auf etw acc) haben
Example Sentences Including 'contention'
The bone of contention was Father Battersby, who is apparently too High Church for Mary and her gang, and celibate to boot.The Disposal of the Living
The gist of what is said; the grist of contention ; the kernel of the hard nut of change.THE PRESIDENT'S CHILD (2003)
Howard's wanting to do so had always been a bone of contention between him and his father.Out of the Ashes
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Translation of contention from the Collins English to German Dictionary