Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contend /kən'tend/
  • nội động từ
    • chiến đấu, đấu tranh
      • to contend for the truth: đấu tranh cho chân lý
      • to contend with difficulties: đấu tranh với những khó khăn
    • tranh giành, ganh đua
      • to contend with someone for a prize: tranh giải với ai
    • tranh cãi, tranh luận
    • ngoại động từ
      • dám chắc rằng, cho rằng
        • I contend that it is impossible: tôi dám chắc rằng cái đó không thể thực hiện được
    Concise Dictionary
    +maintain or assert
    +have an argument about something
    +to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
    +compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
    +come to terms or deal successfully with
    +be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb (formal)
    1 to say that sth is true, especially in an argument: [V that] I would contend that the minister's thinking is flawed on this point. [also VN that]
    2 [V] ~ (for sth) to compete against sb in order to gain sth: Three armed groups were contending for power.
    Phrasal Verbs: contend with sth to have to deal with a problem or difficult situation: Nurses often have to contend with violent or drunken patients.

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