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If that is contested there will be a vote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Frontiers are hotly contested and impossible to verify. The Sun (2007)And contested elections are frequently divisive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The legacy of the last government was a contested marine protected area surrounding the Islands. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Although figures are hotly contested, many experts accept this is a serious problem. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If there is a contested election, these are likely to become the focus of campaigning. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tough negotiations are expected over at least two years to clear the way to accords on contested areas including agriculture and drug and vehicle safety standards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After the violence over the contested election result a number of British Embassy staff were arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Despite hopes that the law would end dispute over use of the powers, it remains one of policing's most contested issues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The widely received notion that the transferring musical has already been branded a flop is an understandably sensitive - and hotly contested - point with all concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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