Hotly contested

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Definition

(a) hotly contested (election): (a) closely fought (election), (an election) in which all candidates tried very hard to win
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Examples

  • "New president of Europe Brian Alistair Jones, the winner in a hotly contested election that divided citizens over issues such as a national cheese, sits in his office with a reflective look on his face."

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