Contestant

  • 1 contestant — con·tes·tant n: one that initiates or participates in a contest Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contestant I …

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  • 2 contestant — contestánt adj. m., pl. contestánţi; f. sg. contestántă, pl. contestánte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CONTESTÁNT, Ă adj. care discută, pledează. (< fr. contestant) …

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  • 3 Contestant — Con*test ant, n. [Cf. F. contestant.] One who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 contestant — contestant, ante [ kɔ̃tɛstɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] n. et adj. • 1678; de contester ♦ Rare Personne qui conteste. ⇒ contestataire. Les contestants de tous bords. Adj. Personnalité contestante. Dr. Les parties contestantes. ⇒CONTESTANT, ANTE, part. prés., adj. et …

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  • 5 contestant — contestant, ante (kon tè stan, stan t ) adj. 1°   Qui conteste en justice. Les parties contestantes.    En général, qui dispute. •   J entends de ces esprits que Montaigne déteste, Misanthropes, chagrins, lâches, présomptueux, Contestants,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 contestant — CONTESTANT, ANTE. adjectif. Celui, celle qui conteste en justice. Les Parties contestantes. [b]f♛/b] Il se prend aussi substantivement. Les deux contestans …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7 contestant — [n] competitor adversary, antagonist, aspirant, battler, candidate, challenger, combatant, contender, contester, dark horse*, disputant, entrant, favorite, hopeful, member, participant, player, rival, scrapper*, team member, warrior; concept 366 …

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  • 8 contestant — Contestant, [contest]ante. adj. v. Celuy qui conteste en justice. Les deux contestants. les parties contestantes …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 contestant — ► NOUN ▪ a person who takes part in a contest …

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  • 10 contestant — [kən test′ənt] n. [Fr] 1. one that competes in a contest 2. a person who contests a claim, decision, etc …

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  • 11 contestant — {{11}}contestant (adj.) 1660s, from Fr. contestant, prp. of contester (see CONTEST (Cf. contest) (v.)). {{12}}contestant (n.) one who contests, from CONTESTANT (Cf. contestant) (adj.). Popularized in U.S. Civil War, when it was a journalist s… …

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  • 12 contestant — n. a contestant for * * * [kən test(ə)nt] a contestant for …

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  • 13 contestant — UK [kənˈtestənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms contestant : singular contestant plural contestants someone who takes part in a contest …

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  • 14 Contestant — A contestant is someone who takes part in a competition, usually a professional competition or a game show on television. The participants competing against each other have to go through rounds. The winners may have to compete in later stages or… …

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  • 15 contestant — noun Contestant is used after these nouns: ↑beauty …

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  • 16 contestant — [[t]kənte̱stənt[/t]] contestants N COUNT A contestant in a competition or quiz is a person who takes part in it. Syn: competitor …

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  • 17 contestant — noun (C) someone who competes in a contest: The next contestant is Vera Walker of Lincoln …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 contestant — noun Date: 1665 1. one that participates in a contest 2. one that contests an award or decision …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 CONTESTANT — ANTE. adj. Qui conteste en justice. Les parties contestantes.   Il se prend aussi substantivement. Les contestants …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20 contestant — /keuhn tes teuhnt/, n. 1. a person who takes part in a contest or competition. 2. a person who contests the results of an election. 3. Law. the party who, in proceedings in the probate court, contests the validity of a will. [1655 65; < F; see… …

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