how to pronounce contested


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contested is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a bit contested Buzz Aldrin claims that …”

meanings of contested


  1. Controversial; contentious; debated.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of contest.

contested frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contested occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics contested can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that contested can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with contested


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