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verb [transitive] contest pronunciation in American English /kənˈtest/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycontest
he/she/itcontests
present participlecontesting
past tensecontested
past participlecontested
  1. 2
    to compete for a job or for success in a competition

    He plans to contest the world heavyweight title again next year.

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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