contender

v.
to contend.
María contiende su negativa Mary contends=asseverates her negative.
Los soldados contienden en el campo The soldiers contend in the field.
Ellos contienden entre sí They contend among themselves.
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contender
Conjugation model [ENTENDER], like {{link=entender}}entender
verbo intransitivo
1 (pelear) to contend, fight
2 (competir) to contest
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VI
1) (=lidiar) to contend (con with) (sobre over)
(=competir) to compete

contender en unas oposiciones — to take part in a competitive examination

2) (Mil) to fight
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verbo intransitivo to compete, fight

contender en unas elecciones — to fight an election

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= wage.
Ex. It is as if libraries find themselves once again mired down in the bureaucratic information policy firefights waged during the Reagan and Bush administrations (1980-1992).
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verbo intransitivo to compete, fight

contender en unas elecciones — to fight an election

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= wage.

Ex: It is as if libraries find themselves once again mired down in the bureaucratic information policy firefights waged during the Reagan and Bush administrations (1980-1992).

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contender [E8 ]
vi
to compete, fight
contender en unas elecciones to fight an election
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contender verbo transitivo to compete, fight: ambos contendían por ganar la medalla de oro, they were both competing to win the gold medal
'contender' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
contendiente
English:
contender
- feud
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contender vi
[competir] to contend; [pelear] to fight
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contender
v/i
1 fight, struggle
2 DEP compete
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contender {56} vi
1) : to contend, to compete
2) : to fight

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Contender — Número de tripulantes 1 Eslora 487 cm Manga 150 cm Peso 83 Kg …   Wikipedia Español

  • contender — verbo intransitivo 1. Luchar (varias personas) con las armas: Contendía con un peligroso enemigo. Los dos países contendían en una guerra despiadada. 2. Uso/registro …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • contender — [kən ten′dər] n. 1. one who contends 2. a person, team, etc. having or regarded as having a good chance to win a contest or competition [their team is just not a legitimate contender this year] * * * See contend. * * * …   Universalium

  • contender — Se conjuga como: entender Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: contender contendiendo contendido     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. contiendo contiendes… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • contender — com contender com os adversários; isto contende me com os nervos …   Dicionario dos verbos portugueses

  • contender — [kən ten′dər] n. 1. one who contends 2. a person, team, etc. having or regarded as having a good chance to win a contest or competition [their team is just not a legitimate contender this year] …   English World dictionary

  • Contender — Con*tend er, n. One who contends; a contestant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contender — I noun adversary, adverse party, antagonist, appellant, applicant, arguer, aspirant, campaigner, candidate, challenger, charger, claimant, combatant, competitor, complainant, contestant, contester, controversialist, corrival, debater, denouncer,… …   Law dictionary

  • contender — 1. ‘Luchar’. Verbo irregular: se conjuga como entender (→ apéndice 1, n.º 31). 2. Para referirse a la persona que participa en una contienda, se emplea en el español general actual la voz contendiente: «El saludo entre los dos contendientes fue… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • contender — 1540s, agent noun from CONTEND (Cf. contend) …   Etymology dictionary


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