contention collocations and examples

 UK /kənˈtenʃ(ə)n/

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a statement that something is true

Adjectives frequently used with contention
basic, central, main, primaryThe article’s main contention is that the minister’s argument is flawed.
Verbs frequently used with contention
disagree with a contention: dispute, rejectThe Panel therefore rejects this contention.agree with a contention: accept, upholdWe cannot accept this contention for two a contention: supportThis report supports the contention that violence is a usual part of prison life.
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