(noun) The act or practice of settling a dispute by participants engaging in a mutual challenge.
Example: A battle rap contest or a song duel by Inuits, indigenous people of the Artic areas of Canada, Greenland, the United States.
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- Plural: contests
- A (noun) contestant or (noun) contester (verb) contests a (adjective) contestable dispute (adverb) contestably or (adverb) contestingly.