(noun) Settling a dispute by participants engaging in a mutual challenge.
- A battle rap contest.
- A song duel by Inuits, the indigenous people of the Arctic 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.
- political system
How to Cite the Definition of Contest
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “contest.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 19, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/contest/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
contest. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/contest/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “contest.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 19, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/contest/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“contest.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 19 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/contest/>.