Contention in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Contention

a dispute between groups or individuals

Examples of Contention in a sentence

The contention between the divorcing couple has caused the divorce proceedings to take several months.  🔊

Does anyone know the point of contention that started the fight between Jim and Bob?  🔊

When the seniors could not decide on a venue for the prom, their contention had to be moderated by a faculty advisor.  🔊

The proposed building of the sewage plant near the school has become a source of contention for the parents of the students.  🔊

During the town meeting, the subject of pay raises for the city council caused contention between the residents and council members.  🔊

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