contestable contestable  /kən ˈtɛ stə bəl/


  • (adj) capable of being contested


  • Brush fire near Crockett contained at 40 acres

    A brush fire near Interstate Highway 80 in Crockett has been contained at around 45 acres, according to a Crockett-Carquinez Fire Department official. The fire, reported around 3:45 p.m., was contained around 5:30 p.m., Assistant Chief Paul Contestable said. It initially threatened some homes, but firefighters were able to protect the structures and no damage was reported, Contestable said. The ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KTVU


  1. "Piri hasn't played well through the Tri-Nations and Andy played particularly well for the Junior All Blacks," Henry said. "It's a very contestable area. Jimmy Cowan was also playing well and it's good for New Zealand rugby we have depth at...
    on Jul 22, 2007 By: Graham Henry Source:

  2. "A seat like Ramstad's, which he could hold in the face of very good Democratic year, becomes at least contestable," Ornstein added.
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Norman Ornstein Source: Post-Bulletin

  3. "It is actually a contestable issue to have an election without a transitional constitution because it is that constitution that creates the institutions that run elections in a free and fair manner," Tsvangirai said.
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: Reuters South Africa

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