英语词库

contention 的同义词

(名词) 
Definition
a point asserted in argument
Sufficient research evidence exists to support this contention.
同义词
assertion
assertions that the recession is truly over
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claim
There is no evidence to support her claim that her son was injured.
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stand
His tough stand won some grudging admiration.
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idea
Some of his ideas about democracy are entirely his own.
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view
You should make your views known to your local MP.
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position
He usually takes a moderate position.
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maintaining
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opinion
Most who expressed an opinion spoke favourably of her.
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argument
The issue has caused heated political argument.
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belief
It is my belief that a common ground can be found.
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allegation
The company has denied the allegations.
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profession
a profession of faith
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declaration
declarations of undying love
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thesis
This thesis does not stand up to close inspection.
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affirmation
The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
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asseveration (formal)
(名词) 
Definition
disagreement or dispute
They generally tried to avoid subjects of contention between them.
同义词
dispute
There has been much dispute over the ownership of the lease.
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hostility
She looked at Ron with open hostility.
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disagreement
My instructor and I had a brief disagreement.
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feuding
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strife
The boardroom strife at the company is far from over.
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wrangling
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discord
He foments discord among the allies.
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enmity
The two countries erupted into open enmity during the Gulf war.
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dissension
a great deal of dissension within the armed forces

短语

See in contention

其他同义词

in the sense of affirmation
The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
同义词
certification,
asseveration (formal),
averment
in the sense of allegation
Definition
an unproved assertion or accusation
The company has denied the allegations.
in the sense of argument
Definition
a discussion
The issue has caused heated political argument.
同义词
questioning,
row,
pleading,
expostulation,
remonstration

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