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contest +‎ -er

NounEdit

contester (plural contesters)

  1. One who contests something.
    • 2000, Robert S. Menchin, Where There's a Will
      Meanwhile, Millar's second cousins and even more remote relatives hired lawyers to litigate the will out of existence. Contesters of the will claimed that the clause “encouraged immorality” and was “against public policy” []

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contester

  1. to contest; to challenge; to dispute

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin contestor, contestārī (call to witness).

VerbEdit

contester

  1. (Jersey) to contest

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested 1338, borrowing from Latin contestor.

VerbEdit

contester

  1. to contest; to dispute
  2. to attest

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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