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Synonyms for contestation
ˌkɒn tɛˈsteɪ ʃəncon·tes·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguingnoun

    a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

    "they were involved in a violent argument"

    Synonyms:
    debate, disceptation, lean, list, rivalry, careen, inclination, sway, leaning, contention, line, rock, argument, tilt, joust, controversy, competition, disputation, literary argument, line of reasoning, arguing, statement, argumentation, logical argument, public debate, parameter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contestationnoun

    Synonyms:
    dispute, debate, controversy, logomachy, war of words, strife of words

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "contestation":

    challenge

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How to use contestation in a sentence?

  1. Daunte Wright:

    The common thread is [an] understanding of all social, economicand political relations as a contestation for power between a class of oppressors (i.a., rich, White, heterosexual, male) and a class of oppressed.

  2. Nomboniso Gasa:

    This man is laying the basis for a serious contestation that South Africa is going to have, he is pushing the boundaries. He has started with the most vulnerable - those who always suffer prejudice - but he's also saying to government and everybody else who is opposed to his absolute authority as a Zulu king: 'You watch it.'.


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