Hindi translation of contention
contentionPowered by COBUILD /kənˈtenʃən कनˈटेन्शन्/
Word forms: contentions
Definitions and Translations
1. countable noun
Someone's contention is the opinion that they are expressing.दावा mn ⇒ The lawyer's contention is that his client will not get a fair trial. ⇒ support/accept a contention ⇒ dispute/refute/challenge a contention ⇒ the prosecution's/author's/government's contention
2. uncountable noun
Contention is disagreement or argument about something.विवाद mnतर्क mn ⇒ What happened next is a matter of contention.
If you are in contention in a contest, you have a chance of winning it.दावेदार होना ⇒ Four actors are in contention for the award.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
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
Trends of 'contention'
View usage over:
'contention' in Other Languages
Translation of contention from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary