How to use "contention" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "contention" in popular movie and book plots

  • After the usual misunderstandings, Trifoglio withdraws from contention when he discovers that Sabina has no dowry.  - Le nozze in villa
  • Unbeknownst to most of the world, Aurelius fathered twin sons; it was decided that one of them should be killed in order to prevent future contention over the throne.  - The Two Gladiators
  • Clara agrees to assist his efforts to help the "good" Dalek, despite the Doctor's contention that Daleks cannot be turned good.  - Into the Dalek
  • Once Jae-yeol and Hae-soo meet, there is much contention between them caused by their strong personalities and refusal to give in to each other.  - It's Okay, That's Love
  • He chortles that now he and Eileen will likely be in contention for Tony nominations.  - The Phenomenon
  • The annual fest held at the temple, becomes the bone of contention between Raghava and Venkat Reddy as Raghava is hosting the function and Venkat Reddy is in strict disapproval of the happening of the fest.  - Bhai (2013 film)
  • After they are married, Fairchild and Florence have some contention as she buys into the warnings given her by Gaylord.  - Second Wife (1930 film)
  • Pete (Vincent Kartheiser) tells Don (Jon Hamm) and Roger (John Slattery) that Edwin Baker has been fired from Jaguar and their firm is back in contention for the account.  - Christmas Waltz (Mad Men)
  • At one point, Popeye, the López family's dog seduces this pampered dog and this becomes another point of contention between the two families.  - Una familia con suerte
  • How the aranjaanam becomes the bone of contention and puts the life of Ramunni in doldrums is what the short story is all about.  - Savithriyude Aranjanam
  • For the contention of a slave, Agamemnon, king of the Greeks offends Achilles because a female slave and the hero withdraws from the war, creating confusion in the army.  - The Fury of Achilles
  • Letterman continues to believe he is still in contention for the position.  - The Late Shift (film)
  • One reported point of contention was Headley's demand that Outalha wear traditional Muslim clothing for women.  - David Headley
  • An immediate point of contention erupts when both Gruber and the Captain agree that the village's beloved shrine should be moved in order to prevent other roving patrols from finding the Valley.  - The Last Valley (novel)
  • The murderer's contention that the death was accidental appears to be foolproof until the detectives realize he has tripped himself up in a single crucial detail.  - Jigsaw (1962 film)
  • It details his official renaming by the Roman Senate (augustus: one to be revered), his contention with and banishment of his daughter, Julia for her various extra-marital affairs, as well as closes with a final note from (the fictional) Augustus himself.  - Augustus (Williams novel)
  • Loss and Gain describes the religious climate of Oxford University during the 1840s, a time of great contention between various factions within the Church of England.  - Loss and Gain
  • His father Ambrose had taken up an almost constant sleep and only awoke once a month to prepare provisions (a source of contention with his wife), which Otoh would then deliver to Mala.  - Cereus Blooms at Night
  • The real bone of contention is the hospital that Vishwanath has envisioned for the village, which he wants his son Gurudutt and daughter-in-law, both doctors to oversee and maintain for the well-being of the community.  - Jeevana Chaitra
  • This section describes how a provincial German soldier on the Eastern Front became an author in contention for the Nobel Prize.  - 2666
  • With tremendous home runs and game-saving catches, Joe leads the Senators on a long winning streak into pennant contention and becomes a national hero.  - Damn Yankees (film)
  • Under scrutiny are his relationships with his cold, politically driven wife, Alice, whose own politics are a point of contention for Johnnie.  - No Love for Johnnie (novel)
  • This enrages Ramu who thrashes Giridhar only to be taunted to prove his love towards Lakshmi by opening the doors of the temple, which is the bone of contention between the two villages.  - Lakshmi Kalyanam (2007 film)
  • The stark contrast and seemingly pointless nature of his friends' bourgeois existence only brings Leroy into a state of even further contention with his absence of meaning in life, perceived by him.  - The Fire Within
  • It is his contention that another man, Ramza Beoulve, is the true hero of the era.  - Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
  • That act remains a true bone of contention between Lincoln and Corinne, and he initially refuses to attend Shelby's wedding.  - The Wedding (miniseries)
  • One of the main bones of contention is Thomas' excommunication of Lord Gilbert, one of Henry's most loyal stalwarts, for seizing and ordering the killing of a priest who had been accused of sexual indiscretions with a young girl, before the priest can even be handed over for ecclesiastical trial.  - Becket (1964 film)
  • All three best friends and Braithwaite's new love interest and soon to be fiancée Sophia Tardelli (played by Kasia Smutniak) suffer a car accident which puts Muñez out of contention through injuries.  - Goal III: Taking on the World
  • Dave, however, is adamant that he and Julie will not accept Fred's help, especially if it is monetary, a stance that causes much contention between the two men.  - Love on a Rooftop
  • The Phantom Zone, Krypton's other-dimensional prison system, has become a major point of contention in this dreamworld.  - For the Man Who Has Everything
  • Ab is used by the author to support his contention that there was no sharp division between the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, that man learned to make fine, polished tools and weapons gradually and naturally, as Ab does.  - The Story of Ab
  • Meanwhile, Ingemar becomes the object of contention between Saga and another girl.  - My Life as a Dog
  • Phil's unsanctioned murder of Vito proved to be a serious point of contention in his working relationship with Tony.  - Vito Spatafore
  • The next issue of contention is the Sacred Games for Princess Lymsleia's hand in marriage, being held somewhat early for the ten-year-old Lymsleia.  - Suikoden V
  • His conflicts within his books, often involving the lives of millions, are a point of contention requiring the Judgement of Solomon.  - Characters in the Thursday Next series
  • Meanwhile, Caroline contends with her own challenges in the workforce: her maternal and housekeeping instincts at times jeopardize her position as a sophisticated executive; her boss, the wealthy head of the agency, is intent on having his way with her, all the while being in contention with an increasingly jealous husband.  - Mr. Mom
  • Bean dismisses Harden's contention that he bought the horse legally from another man.  - The Westerner (film)
  • At 63–97, the team has long since been eliminated from playoff contention and are playing for nothing but pride against the Yankees, who have a chance to clinch the American League East with a win.  - For Love of the Game (film)
  • There is much contention over the ending of the script, and Stephen Gaghan is brought in briefly, at which point Walsh comes up with what he believes to be a good ending.  - Entourage (U.S. TV series)
  • During the events of Glengarry Glen Ross, Roma is in contention for a prize to be awarded to the top "closer" at his firm, having just closed a large sale with a man called Lingk.  - Richard Roma
  • A particular point of contention is Clemente's order for mass executions of prisoners he has declared to be enemies of the state.  - The Mirror (The Twilight Zone)

Example sentences for "contention" in interesting articles

  • I’m not sure how the contention between multiple companies working on core will end up, but I hope the developer-driven aspect wins out.This is not meant to be a personal attack on anyone, lots of really talented people work with, and on Node, but it’s not something I’m interested in anymore.  - Farewell Node.js
  • This is where I learned where the root of our litigation and contention with music labels stemmed.  - How Apple Influenced The Labels To Shut Down My Music Streaming Startup
  • Ideally, anything subject to contention ought to be isolated.  - Linux kernel bug delivers corrupt TCP/IP data
  • And on and on, until five years from now we all wind up back at C (which is their preferred language anyway).It’s a big hype circle!, they’ll say — so why bother changing at all?My experience informs me that this attitude is a recipe for getting left behind.With Nic Cage.Bloviation of a Relative ExpertAs a relative expert in these paradigms, it is my contention that each given paradigm imposes a different practical limit upon the implementation quality of our software systems.  - Anti-patterns and Malpractices in Modern Software Development (2015)
  • I’m not sure how the contention between multiple companies working on core will end up, but I hope the developer-driven aspect wins out.This is not meant to be a personal attack on anyone, lots of really talented people work with, and on Node, but it’s not something I’m interested in anymore.  - Farewell Node.js - TJ Holowaychuk
  • Democracy can occur between any group of people on any particular contention over a shared interest, where there is consent to be governed by the outcome of the decision.ConclusionThis is a very simple set of specifications which will nevertheless deal with a wide variety of use cases.  - Codex: A Legal Scripting Language for Ethereum
  • Its existence is an ongoing point of contention among the community.  - How I Snuck Through Wikipedia’s Notability Test
  • This results in a lot of contention in caches, TLBs, Locking and so on.  - Using DTrace to measure Erlang dirty scheduler overhead
  • Pregnancy is a lot more like war than we might care to admit.Sign up for Aeon’s NewsletterDailyWeeklySo if it’s a fight, what started it? The original bone of contention is this: you and your nearest relatives are not genetically identical.  - War in the womb
  • The real bone of contention was Windows: here was the most profitable thing in the history of computers.  - Chat Wars: Microsoft vs. AOL
  • What about public-key systems? Is there some subtle weakness that the “standards” specify that only NSA knows about? What about those algorithms that NSA released (DSA SHA-1)? Do they have built-in weaknesses? What about block ciphers? Did NIST choose Rijndael because it has some unknown mathematical weakness? We do know that it has a very simple algebraic structure (which has been a major contention of people like Courtois).  - RSA warns developers not to use RSA products
  • The real bone of contention was Windows: here was the most profitable thing in the history of computers.  - Chat Wars: Microsoft vs. AOL (2014)
  • It's not the amount of data you pull it's the amount of contention on the line and the overall data rate across the contendign users.  - EFF Warns That FCC Net Neutrality Rules Are a Bad, Bad Idea
  • Even if they were to agree with you on the origin and scope of rights, this point of contention would continue the ongoing war over access to “Victim Status” and therefore the power to justly violate the rights of others. Reply G.  - The Yale Problem Begins in High School
  • But "Ashley's and Alicia's Law" — the result of lobbying by Brown, Forman and other Texas parents — is now in limbo because of a Texas Education Agency contention that it isn't really mandatory because the Legislature cut the money to pay for it by two-thirds. Kids in Texas aren't the exception.  - Why your child's school bus has no seat belts

Meaning of "contention" in English

  • the act of competing as for profit or a prize
  • a point asserted as part of an argument
  • a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Meaning of "contention" in Hindi

  • कलह ( Kalah)
  • झगडा़ ( Jhagad, jhagadaa, zhagad)
  • दावा ( Dava, daavaa, dawa)
  • विवाद/झगड़ा
  • प्रतिद्वंद्विता ( Pratidvandvita, pratidvandvitaa, pratidwandwita)
  • प्रयोग प्रतिस्पर्धा ( Prayog pratispardha, prayog pratispardhaa)
  • स‌ंकथन ( Sankathan)
  • तर्क वितर्क ( Tark vitark, tark witark)
  • प्रतिविरोध ( Prativirodh, pratiwirodh)
  • प्रतिस्पर्धा ( Pratispardha, pratispardhaa)
  • विवाद ( Vivad, vivaad, wiwad)

Synonyms of "contention"

  • rivalry
  • controversy
  • disputation
  • contestation
  • disceptation
  • arguing
  • tilt
  • argument
  • competition

Antonyms of "contention"

  • cooperation

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