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contest

  1. ['kɔntest] брит. / амер.

    сущ.

    1. дискуссия, прения, спор, полемика

    2. конкуренция, соперничество, соревнование; борьба, противоборство

    3. соревнование; состязание; конкурс

  2. [kən'test]

    гл.

    1. опровергать, оспаривать; опротестовывать

    2. бороться; сражаться (с оружием в руках), воевать; защищать, отстаивать

    3. состязаться, соревноваться; соперничать; оспаривать (приз, награду)

Learning (En-Ru)

contest

  1. ['kɒntest]

    n

    1. конкурс; соревнование

    2. борьба

  2. [kən'test]

    v

    1. бороться

    2. оспаривать

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Examples from texts

The contest winner was the team from colony No. 4.
Победителем стала команда исправительной колонии №4.
© AFEW
© AIDS Foundation East-West
The contest is to be carried out in all cases except for appointment of top figures, councilors and the cases of contract termination.
Конкурс проводится во всех случаях кроме назначения руководителей, советников и заключения срочного служебного контракта.
©2004-2005 by RECEP
©2004-2005 by RECEP
Organizer of the All-Russian Conference and the contest is the International Academy of Quality and Marketing (St. Petersburg).
Юрганизатором Всероссийской конференции и конкурса является Международная академия качества и маркетинга (Санкт-Петербург).
© 2010 Weatherford International Ltd
On the left the suburb, after a fierce contest, had been set on fire, and a wide and dreadful conflagration did not prevent the burning ruins from being still disputed.
На левом фланге после отчаянной стычки предместье было охвачено пламенем, но это море огня не мешало врагам с ожесточением оспаривать друг у друга пылающие развалины.
Scott, Walter / Quentin DurwardСкотт, Вальтер / Квентин Дорвард
Квентин Дорвард
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
Quentin Durward
Scott, Walter
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications
There is an established tradition that contributes substantially to this improvement - the "The Best Expert" contest held among Weatherford companies.
Немало этому способствует и укоренившаяся традиция проведения конкурсов профессионального мастерства "Лучший по профессии" среди предприятий компании Weatherford.
© 2010 Weatherford International Ltd
Can't pretend to congratulate you on entering the contest, I'm afraid; you won't expect that.
Однако не буду лукавить меня совсем не радует, что вы вступили в спор. Да вы и сами знаете.
Chesterton, Gilbert Keith / The Temple Of SilenceЧестертон, Гилберт Кит / Белая ворона
Белая ворона
Честертон, Гилберт Кит
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1980
The Temple Of Silence
Chesterton, Gilbert Keith
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications
Currently, Russia is clearly loosing in the global "soft power" contest, as shown by a series of foreign policy failures in its so-called "near abroad".
В настоящее время Россия, несомненно, проигрывает в глобальном контексте "мягкой власти", о чем свидетельствует целый ряд политических провалов в отношениях с так называемым "ближним зарубежьем".
©2004-2005 by RECEP
©2004-2005 by RECEP
This contest had hundreds of entrants. Therefore, more than 95 percent, and probably more than 99 percent, of the contestants scored worse than blind randomness.
В конкурсе этом участвовали сотни человек, а это значит, что более 95%, а вероятнее всего более 99% участников получили результат худший, чем дал слепой случай.
Schwager, Jack D. / The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top TradersШвагер, Джек Д. / Новые маги рынка: беседы с лучшими трейдерами Америки
Новые маги рынка: беседы с лучшими трейдерами Америки
Швагер, Джек Д.
© Альпина Бизнес Букс, перевод, оформление, 2004
© Jack D. Schwager, 1992
The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders
Schwager, Jack D.
© 1992 by Jack D. Schwager
Edict 1138 allows buying loss-making state enterprises based on contest.
Указ №1138 позволяет покупать убыточные государственные предприятия как имущественные комплексы на конкурсной основе.
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
"Of course, a contest is a contest, and the best man will win, but we'd like the gap between the participants to be as small as possible, because all our employees are the best ones," he added.
"Конечно, соревнование есть соревнование, и победит сильнейший, но хотелось бы, чтобы разрыв был минимальным, ведь у нас все - лучшие", - добавил он.
© 2010 Weatherford International Ltd
However, neither the Ministry of State Property, nor any other government agency provided any support in the court contest regarding the voting issues that arose at the January EGSM.
Однако ни Министерство государственного имущества, ни какое-либо иное государственное ведомство не предоставили никакой поддержки по судебному спору относительно вопросов голосования, возникших на январском BOCA.
© ПРЕССЦЕНТР Михаила Ходорковского и Платона Лебедева, 2011
© 2011 The International Legal Team of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev
"Didn't he have an entry in the contest?"
– Не тот ли это демон, что участвовал в Турнире?
Zelazny, Roger,Sheckley, Robert / Bring Me the Head of Prince CharmingЖелязны, Роджер,Шекли, Роберт / Принеси мне голову Прекрасного принца
Принеси мне голову Прекрасного принца
Желязны, Роджер,Шекли, Роберт
© 1991 by Amber Corporation and Robert Sheckley
© Перевод. А. К. Андреев, Н. Б. Шварцман, 2004
Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming
Zelazny, Roger,Sheckley, Robert
© 1991 by Amber Corporation and Robert Sheckley
The contest is organized by companies that implemented the first ‘Active House’ project in Russia.
Организаторами конкурса выступают компании, силами которых уже реализован первый в России проект «Активный дом»
© 2008 The Russia Corporate World
For details on how to participate in the contest, please visit the OHI site at www.ohi.ru or click the above button with the GLOBUS logo.
С условиями участия в конкурсе можно ознакомиться на веб-сайте «Открытого института здоровья населения» (по адресу www.ohi.ruили через гиперссылку в логотипе проекта «ГЛОБУС», расположенном в верхней части данной страницы).
© AFEW
© AIDS Foundation East-West
According to the version by specialized business magazine Bankir, MARINE TRANSPORT BANK was declared the winner in the Bank with High Degree of Openness and Transparency of Business nomination of the 2009 Bank of the Year contest.
По версии специализированного делового журнала «Банкиръ», МОРСКОМУ ТРАНСПОРТНОМУ БАНКУ присуждена номинация «Банк с высоким уровнем открытости и прозрачности бизнеса» в конкурсе «Банк года 2009».
© 2001-2012 ПАО «МАРФИН БАНК»

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'kɔntestNounдискуссия; прения; спор; полемикаExamples

to enter a contest — вступить в спор, вступить в дискуссию

User translations

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  1. 1.

    конкурс

    translation added by Евгений Жабаровский
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Collocations

contest a claim
оспаривать иск
contest a person's rights
оспаривать чьи-л. права
contest a will
оспаривать завещание
contest game
конкурентная игра
contest liability
оспаривать ответственность
judicial contest
судебный спор
sales contest
конкурс продавцов
wage a contest
состязаться
will contest
оспаривание завещания
to contest an election
добиваться избрания
to contest a patent right
оспаривать патент
matter in contest
предмет иска
matter in contest
предмет спора
sports contest
спартакиада
fact in contest
спорный факт

Word forms

contest

noun
SingularPlural
Common casecontestcontests
Possessive casecontest'scontests'

contest

verb
Basic forms
Pastcontested
Imperativecontest
Present Participle (Participle I)contesting
Past Participle (Participle II)contested
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I contestwe contest
you contestyou contest
he/she/it conteststhey contest
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am contestingwe are contesting
you are contestingyou are contesting
he/she/it is contestingthey are contesting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have contestedwe have contested
you have contestedyou have contested
he/she/it has contestedthey have contested
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been contestingwe have been contesting
you have been contestingyou have been contesting
he/she/it has been contestingthey have been contesting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I contestedwe contested
you contestedyou contested
he/she/it contestedthey contested
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was contestingwe were contesting
you were contestingyou were contesting
he/she/it was contestingthey were contesting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had contestedwe had contested
you had contestedyou had contested
he/she/it had contestedthey had contested
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been contestingwe had been contesting
you had been contestingyou had been contesting
he/she/it had been contestingthey had been contesting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will contestwe shall/will contest
you will contestyou will contest
he/she/it will contestthey will contest
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be contestingwe shall/will be contesting
you will be contestingyou will be contesting
he/she/it will be contestingthey will be contesting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have contestedwe shall/will have contested
you will have contestedyou will have contested
he/she/it will have contestedthey will have contested
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been contestingwe shall/will have been contesting
you will have been contestingyou will have been contesting
he/she/it will have been contestingthey will have been contesting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would contestwe should/would contest
you would contestyou would contest
he/she/it would contestthey would contest
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be contestingwe should/would be contesting
you would be contestingyou would be contesting
he/she/it would be contestingthey would be contesting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have contestedwe should/would have contested
you would have contestedyou would have contested
he/she/it would have contestedthey would have contested
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been contestingwe should/would have been contesting
you would have been contestingyou would have been contesting
he/she/it would have been contestingthey would have been contesting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am contestedwe are contested
you are contestedyou are contested
he/she/it is contestedthey are contested
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being contestedwe are being contested
you are being contestedyou are being contested
he/she/it is being contestedthey are being contested
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been contestedwe have been contested
you have been contestedyou have been contested
he/she/it has been contestedthey have been contested
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was contestedwe were contested
you were contestedyou were contested
he/she/it was contestedthey were contested
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being contestedwe were being contested
you were being contestedyou were being contested
he/she/it was being contestedthey were being contested
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been contestedwe had been contested
you had been contestedyou had been contested
he/she/it had been contestedthey had been contested
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be contestedwe shall/will be contested
you will be contestedyou will be contested
he/she/it will be contestedthey will be contested
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been contestedwe shall/will have been contested
you will have been contestedyou will have been contested
he/she/it will have been contestedthey will have been contested