contester

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

contest +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

contester (plural contesters)

  1. One who contests something.
    • 2000, Robert S. Menchin, Where There's a Will
      Meanwhile, Millar's second cousins and even more remote relatives hired lawyers to litigate the will out of existence. Contesters of the will claimed that the clause “encouraged immorality” and was “against public policy” []

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contester

  1. to contest; to challenge; to dispute

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

contester

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of contestor

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contestor, contestārī (call to witness).

Verb[edit]

contester

  1. (Jersey) to contest

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested 1338, borrowing from Latin contestor.

Verb[edit]

contester

  1. to contest; to dispute
  2. to attest

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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