contend

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈtɛnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈtɛnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən tend)

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contend

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. contending for the title of
  2. contend [with, against] her
  3. have [challenges, problems, difficulties] to contend with
  4. have [other, more serious, more pressing] matters to contend with
  5. the [plaintiff, defendant, prosecution, defense] contends that
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