how to pronounce contend

/kənˈtɛnd/

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The above transcription of contend is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

contend is pronounced in two syllables

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kəntɛnd

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An example use of contend in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… automobile in 1886 and i contend to film …”

meaning of contend

Contend means to struggle or fight for something.

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