challenge

  • 1 challenge — chal·lenge 1 vt chal·lenged, chal·leng·ing 1: to dispute esp. as being invalid or unjust counsel challenged this interpretation 2: to question formally (as by a suit or motion) the legality or legal qualifications of challenge the regulations;… …

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  • 2 challenge — [ ʃalɑ̃ʒ; tʃalɛndʒ ] n. m. • 1884; mot angl. « défi »; a. fr. « débat, chicane », forme pop. du lat. calumnia → calomnie ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Épreuve sportive dans laquelle le vainqueur détient un prix, un titre jusqu à ce qu un vainqueur nouveau l en… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 challenge — chal‧lenge [ˈtʆælndʒ] noun [countable] 1. ACCOUNTING a careful check of the cash and shares etc held by the employees of a company, as part of an official check to discover if there has been any dishonesty 2. something difficult that you feel… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Challenge — Chal lenge, n. [OE. chalenge claim, accusation, challenge, OF. chalenge, chalonge, claim, accusation, contest, fr. L. calumnia false accusation, chicanery. See {Calumny}.] 1. An invitation to engage in a contest or controversy of any kind; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Challenge — Chal lenge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Challenged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Challenging}.] [OE. chalengen to accuse, claim, OF. chalengier, chalongier, to claim, accuse, dispute, fr. L. calumniar to attack with false accusations. See {Challenge}, n., and cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Challenge 21 — is a scheme in the United Kingdom introduced by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) aimed at preventing young people gaining access to age restricted products including cigarettes and alcohol.[1] Under the scheme, customers attempting to… …

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  • 7 Challenge — Hebdo  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Challenges.   Challenge Hebdo {{{nomorigine}}} …

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  • 8 Challenge — Brownsville, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1069 Housing Units (2000): 580 Land area (2000): 9.664709 sq. miles (25.031480 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …

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  • 9 Challenge, CA — Challenge Brownsville, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1069 Housing Units (2000): 580 Land area (2000): 9.664709 sq. miles (25.031480 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area… …

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  • 10 challenge — [chal′ənj] n. [ME & OFr chalenge, accusation, claim, dispute < L calumnia, CALUMNY] 1. a demand for identification [a sentry gave the challenge] 2. a calling into question; a demanding of proof, explanation, etc. [a challenge of the premises… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Challenge — (engl. für „Herausforderung“) bezeichnet: das Sicherheitsprotokoll Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol das Plattenlabel Challenge Records einen Begriff aus dem American Football die internationale Serie von Triathlon Wettkämpfen Challenge …

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  • 12 challenge — s.n. 1. v. şalanj. 2. Challenge round = etapă finală (pentru disputarea cupei). [pron. ce lengi. / < engl. challenge]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 13 Challenge — Chal lenge, v. i. To assert a right; to claim a place. [1913 Webster] Where nature doth with merit challenge. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 challenge — [n] dispute, question claiming, confrontation, dare, defiance, demanding, demur, interrogation, objection, protest, provocation, remonstrance, summons to contest, test, threat, trial, ultimatum; concepts 53,532 Ant. agree, answer, decide, win… …

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  • 15 challenge — / tʃælindʒ/, it. / tʃal:ɛndʒ/ s. ingl. [dal fr. ant. chalenge calunnia; sfida; chiamata in giudizio ], usato in ital. al masch. o al femm., invar. (sport.) [spec. nel tennis e nel pugilato, serie periodica di incontri che prevede l assegnazione… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 16 challenge — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. chalonge calumny, slander; in legal use, accusation, claim, dispute, from V.L. calumniare to accuse falsely, from L. calumnia trickery (see CALUMNY (Cf. calumny)). Accusatory connotations died out 17c. Meaning a calling …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 challenge — vb *face, brave, dare, defy, beard Analogous words: question (see ASK): dispute (see DISCUSS): claim, *demand, require: *invite, solicit …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18 challenge — ► NOUN 1) a call to someone to participate in a contest. 2) a call to prove something. 3) a demanding task or situation. 4) an attempt to win a sporting contest. ► VERB 1) dispute the truth or validity of. 2) invite (someone) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 challenge */*/*/ — I UK [ˈtʃælɪndʒ] / US [ˈtʃæləndʒ] noun Word forms challenge : singular challenge plural challenges 1) [countable/uncountable] something that needs a lot of skill, energy, and determination to deal with or achieve, especially something you have… …

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  • 20 Challenge X — Virginia Tech s REVLSE, photo by HEVT …

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