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adjective as in moot

adjective as in prosecutable

adjective as in triable

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The AP is taking the new step of publishing stories explaining how its experts called a race or why they’re holding back in a tight contest.

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It’s more common to hold governors’ races during midterm elections, so the few gubernatorial contests held in presidential election years sometimes get overlooked while the spotlight is trained on races for federal office.

No such contests are currently scheduled, according to the state website.

Decorating your home is a pretty safe bet, as are carving pumpkins, setting up a Halloween scavenger hunt for your kids at home, and having a virtual costume contest with friends.

Both teams have strong playoff odds — each sits in excess of 94 percent — but the contest could have huge implications on not just the AFC North derby but also the all-important race for the AFC’s top overall seed.

Although children cannot be transferred without parental permission, the validity of their consent is contestable.

It is a political document, full of contestable characterizations, but it provides some useful specifics to consider.

The first will be a contestable apology; the second an array of incontestable facts.

All policies non-forfeiting and non-contestable by their own conditions after three payments.

The spiritual nourishment offered them has lost its savour; they ask for something more substantial and less contestable.

The contestable area lay in the Middle States and in the Carolinas.

The claim to some of the territory was new and still more contestable.


On this page you'll find 207 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contestable, such as: contentious, disputed, dubious, questionable, arguable, and argumentative.

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