Definitions and translations for "contentious"

Definition of contentious

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Adjective
1. Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits.
2. Involving or likely to cause controversy.
A central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuso.
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English - English - contentious

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adj. belligerent, argumentative, controversial

English - Spanish - contentious

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adj. contencioso, argumentativo, beligerante, pugnas

English - French - contentious

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adj. litigieux

English - German - contentious

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adj. streitsüchtig; strittig; umstritten

English - Indonesian - contentious

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a. bertengkar: yg suka bertengkar, berdebat: yg suka berdebat, berselisih: yg suka berselisih, berbantah: yg suka berbantah, kontensius

English - Italian - contentious

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agg. litigioso, polemico; controverso; (Dir) contenzioso

English - Polish - contentious

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a. sporny

English - Portuguese - contentious

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adj. contencioso

English - Romanian - contentious

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a. gâlcevitor, atacabil, litigios, discutabil

English - Russian - contentious

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прил. любящий спорить, вздорный, придирчивый, сварливый, спорный

English - Turkish - contentious

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s. kavgacı, mücâdeleci, çekişmeli, tartışmalı

English - Ukrainian - contentious

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a. сварливий, задирливий, спірний

English - Dutch - contentious

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bn. twistziek, polemisch

English - Greek - contentious

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επίθ. φιλόνικος, αμφισβητήσιμος, διαμφισβητούμενος

English - Arabic - contentious

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‏مشاكس، مثير للنزاع، كثير الخصام‏

English - Chinese - contentious

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(形) 好争吵的, 有异议的, 爱争论的

English - Chinese - contentious

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(形) 好爭吵的, 有異議的, 愛爭論的

English - Hindi - contentious

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a. विवाद-ग्रस्त

English - Japanese - contentious

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(形) 争いを好む, 議論好きな; 論議を呼びそうな

English - Korean - contentious

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형. 다투기 좋아하는

English - Vietnamese - contentious

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a. hay gây gỗ, hay sanh sự, ưa cải nhau
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Synonyms for contentious
unaffiliated: independent, in opposition, radical, self-styled, maverick, aberrant