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CONTENDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contending mean? 

CONTENDING (adjective)
  The adjective CONTENDING has 1 sense:

1. striving or struggling in rivalry or battle

  Familiarity information: CONTENDING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONTENDING (adjective)


Sense 1contending [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Striving or struggling in rivalry or battle

Context examples:

contending armies / two contending parties

Similar:

competitive; competitory (involving competition or competitiveness)


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