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challenge /'tʃælindʤ/
  • danh từ
    • (quân sự) tiếng hô "đứng lại" (của lính đứng gác)
    • sự thách thức
      • to issue (send) a challenge: thách, thách thức
      • to take up (accept) a challenge: nhận lời thách thức
    • (pháp lý) sự không thừa nhận
    • hiệu lệnh (cho tàu thuỷ, máy bay) bắt trưng bày dấu hiệu
    • ngoại động từ
      • (quân sự) hô "đứng lại" (lính đứng gác)
      • thách, thách thức
        • to challenge someone to a duel: thách ai đấu kiếm
      • không thừa nhận
      • đòi hỏi, yêu cầu
        • to challenge attention: đòi hỏi sự chú ý
    Concise Dictionary
    challenges|challenged|challenging'tʃælɪndʒ
    noun
    +a demanding or stimulating situation
    +a call to engage in a contest or fight
    +questioning a statement and demanding an explanation
    +a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
    +a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
    verb
    +take exception to
    +issue a challenge to
    +ask for identification
    +raise a formal objection in a court of law

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 question, dispute, defy, object to, take exception to, contest, doubt, call into doubt, call into or to question, impugn:
    I challenge the validity of your accusation.
    2 invite, dare, summon, call out, provoke:
    The duke was challenged to a duel.
    3 brave, dare, confront, defy, contest:
    We could challenge criticism with an easy confidence.
    n.
    4 question, dispute, doubt:
    His opinions are open to challenge.
    5 invitation, dare, summons, provocation, confrontation, defiance; ultimatum:
    An older opponent might not have issued such a challenge.
    6 problem, demand, stimulation, trial, test:
    Are you sure that Mr Wilson will be able to meet the challenge of the new position?
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a new or difficult task that tests sb's ability and skill: an exciting / interesting challenge + The role will be the biggest challenge of his acting career. + to face a challenge (= to have to deal with one) + Destruction of the environment is one of the most serious challenges we face. + Schools must meet the challenge of new technology (= deal with it successfully). + I'm looking forward to the challenge of my new job.
    2 an invitation or a suggestion to sb that they should enter a competition, fight, etc: to accept / take up a challenge + to mount a challenge
    3 ~ (to sth) a statement or an action that shows that sb refuses to accept sth and questions whether it is right, legal, etc: It was a direct challenge to the president's authority. + Their legal challenge was unsuccessful.
    + verb
    1 [VN] to question whether a statement or an action is right, legal, etc.; to refuse to accept sth: The story was completely untrue and was successfully challenged in court. + She does not like anyone challenging her authority. + This discovery challenges traditional beliefs.
    2 ~ sb (to sth) to invite sb to enter a competition, fight, etc.; to suggest strongly that sb should do sth (especially when you think that they might be unwilling to do it): [VN] Mike challenged me to a game of chess. + [VN to inf] The opposition leader challenged the prime minister to call an election.
    3 [VN] to test sb's ability and skills, especially in an interesting way: The job doesn't really challenge her.
    4 [VN] to order sb to stop and say who they are or what they are doing: We were challenged by police at the border.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 sth new and difficult

    ADJ.

    big, considerable, enormous, great, huge, radical, real, serious, significant, strong | difficult, tough | major, main | fresh, new | exciting, interesting | economic, environmental, intellectual, political, technical, technological
    Liszt's piano music presents an enormous technical challenge.

    VERB + CHALLENGE

    be, pose, present | face, meet, respond to, rise to, take on/up
    The gallery has risen to the challenge of exhibiting the works of young artists. He has taken on some exciting new challenges with this job.

    CHALLENGE + VERB

    face sb
    the challenges facing nurses in casualty

    2 that shows that sb refuses to accept sth

    ADJ.

    serious | direct | effective | legal

    VERB + CHALLENGE

    be, present, represent
    The demonstration represents a direct challenge to the new law.

    PREP.

    ~ to
    a legal challenge to the president's power

    3 invitation to compete

    ADJ.

    leadership, title
    his title challenge to the heavyweight champion

    VERB + CHALLENGE

    issue, mount
    plans to mount a leadership challenge within the party
    | accept, take up
    I accepted his challenge to a game of chess.
    | beat off, fight off
    Our team will have to fight off the challenge from better trained teams.

    PREP.

    ~ from
    a challenge from the other political party

    verb

    1 question whether sth is right/true

    ADV.

    directly
    The newspaper was directly challenging the government's legitimacy.
    | seriously | effectively
    She was effectively challenging the whole basis on which society was run.
    | successfully
    The story was completely untrue and was successfully challenged in court.

    PREP.

    on
    She challenged him on his old-fashioned views.

    2 invite sb to compete, argue, etc.

    ADV.

    seriously
    No one has seriously challenged the champion.
    | successfully, unsuccessfully

    PREP.

    for
    She was poised to challenge for the party leadership.
    | to
    The count challenged him to a duel.



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