Contestation



[kon-te-stey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn tɛˈsteɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of ; controversy; dispute.
2.
an assertion contended for.
n.

1540s, from Latin contestationem (nominative contestatio), “an attesting, testimony,” noun of action from past participle stem of contestari (see contest (v.)).

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