contender

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

contend +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /kənˈtɛn.dɚ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛndə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: con‧ten‧der

NounEdit

contender (plural contenders)

  1. Someone who competes with one or more other people.
  2. Someone who has a viable chance of winning a competition.
    • 2016, David Hytner, Mesut Özil has Arsenal daring to dream of Premier League glory (in The Guardian, 1 January 2016)[1]
      In April 2014, towards the end of Özil’s first season at Arsenal – which had been marked by highs and lows – Wenger predicted the German would be a contender for the player of the year awards in 2014‑15.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin contendere, present active infinitive of contendō.

VerbEdit

contender (first-person singular present indicative contendo, past participle contendido)

  1. (intransitive) to contend (to strive in opposition)

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin contendere, present active infinitive of contendō.

VerbEdit

contender (first-person singular present contiendo, first-person singular preterite contendí, past participle contendido)

  1. to contend
  2. to contest

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