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noun as in competition


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Our presidential model uses a dataset of 113 variables for presidential elections spanning each presidential contest from 1992 to 2020.

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Begich had resisted calls from some Democrats to drop out of the contest, but with the general election three weeks away, Walker’s team was hopeful Begich might fold and present a united front against Dunleavy.

If a map provides symmetric, or equal, opportunity for all parties in a contest to convert votes into seats, that map is deemed fair.

If you missed out, you may want to consult the thousands of attack distributions from these previous contests.

Once built, Microsoft tested the software on the DeepFake Detection Challenge Dataset, which Facebook AI created as part of a contest to build automated detection tools.

In each contest, the Republican candidate outperformed the GOP result from 2012 among women voters.

Judging the contest are four prominent figures in the adult entertainment business with years of experience.

As we move beyond November and into the next big contest, there are clear and hard lessons to be learned.

In 1998, she was selected to represent Israel in the prestigious Eurovision contest, winning first place.

Polls show that in Maine, Tea Party Gov. Paul LePage is poised to win reelection in a three-way contest.

The place was well defended by earthworks and natural parapets, and for several hours the issue of the contest was doubtful.

During the contest the dragons called up a great wind which uprooted the tree.

All day long the contest lasted, men fighting hand to hand in a confused mle.

After the battle was over General Lawton declared that it was the toughest contest they had yet undertaken in this war.

The contest was continued with great obstinacy till nightfall, when the rebels retired.

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On this page you'll find 268 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contest, such as: challenge, discussion, game, match, meeting, and sport.

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