Hindi translation of 'contention'
contention /kənˈtenʃən कनˈटेन्शन्/
Word forms: contentions
1. countable noun
Someone's contention is the opinion that they are expressing.
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.
What happened next is a matter of contention.
If you are in contention in a contest, you have a chance of winning it.
Four actors are in contention for the award.
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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 Hindi Dictionary