Oppugnancy Op*pug"nan*cy, n. [See {Oppugnant}.] The act of oppugning; opposition; resistance. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • oppugnancy — əˈpəgnənsē, si noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin oppugnantia, from Latin oppugnant oppugnans + ia y : opposition, hostility, resistance …   Useful english dictionary

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  • contest — con·test 1 /kən test/ vt: to dispute or challenge through legal procedures contest a will con·test 2 / kän ˌtest/ n: a challenge brought through formal or legal procedures boundary controversies or other contest s between states Felix… …   Law dictionary

  • belligerency — bel·lig·er·en·cy /bə li jə rən sē/ n: the state of being at war or in conflict; specif: the status whereby a recognized military force is granted the protection of the international laws of war Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

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