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Contest

contest vt

: to dispute or challenge through legal procedures [ a will]
[kÄ n-test] n : a challenge brought through formal or legal procedures [boundary controversies or other s between states "Felix Frankfurter"]
;specif
: will contest see also no contest clause



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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