Definition of 'contested'
Example sentences containing 'contested'
Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2007)
And contested elections are frequently divisive.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2015) 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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