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Etymology

From Old French.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtʃæl.ɪndʒ/-əndʒ/, SAMPA: /"tS{l.IndZ/-@ndZ/

Noun

Singular
challenge

Plural
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challenge ({{{1}}})
  1. An instigation or antagonization intended to convince a person to perform an action they otherwise would not.
  2. A difficult task.
  3. (law) A judge's interest in the result of the case for which he or she should not be allowed to sit the case, e.g. a conflict of interest.
    Consanguinity in direct line is a challenge for a judge when he or she is sitting cases.

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Verb

Infinitive
to challenge

Third person singular
challeng

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to challenge (third-person singular simple present challeng, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To invite someone to take part in a competition.
  2. To dare someone.
  3. To dispute something.
  4. (law) To make a formal objection to a juror.

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