English - Vietnamese Dictionary
challenge /'tʃælindʤ/Concise Dictionary
- 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
- đòi hỏi, yêu cầu
- to challenge attention: đòi hỏi sự chú ý
+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
+take exception to
+issue a challenge to
+ask for identification
+raise a formal objection in a court of law
Advanced English Dictionary
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.
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?
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
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.
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.
1 sth new and difficult
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
the challenges facing nurses in casualty
2 that shows that sb refuses to accept sth
serious | direct | effective | legal
VERB + CHALLENGE
be, present, represent
The demonstration represents a direct challenge to the new law.
a legal challenge to the president's power
3 invitation to compete
his title challenge to the heavyweight champion
VERB + CHALLENGE
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.
a challenge from the other political party verb
1 question whether sth is right/true
The newspaper was directly challenging the government's legitimacy.
| seriously | effectively
She was effectively challenging the whole basis on which society was run.
The story was completely untrue and was successfully challenged in court.
She challenged him on his old-fashioned views.
2 invite sb to compete, argue, etc.
No one has seriously challenged the champion.
| successfully, unsuccessfully
She was poised to challenge for the party leadership.
The count challenged him to a duel.
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