YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

contest
[n]'kɑːntɛst [v]kən'tɛst
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A struggle between rivals.
  2. An occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants.
(动) As a verb
  1. To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation.
Hyphenationcon•test
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Matching Results
竞赛jìngsàirace; competition
争论zhēnglùnto argue; to debate; to contend; argument; contention; controversy; debate
争取zhēngqǔto fight for; to strive for; to win over
争辩zhēngbiàna dispute; to wrangle
争夺zhēngduóto fight over; to contest; to vie over
对决duìjuéconfrontation; contest; showdown
比拼bǐpīnto compete fiercely; contest
博弈bóyìgames (such as chess, dice etc); gambling; contest
征选zhēngxuǎnto call for entries and select the best; to solicit (entries, submissions, applications etc); to select (the best candidate); contest; competition
角逐juézhúto tussle; to contend; to contest
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables