contention noun

1 opinion that sb expresses

ADJ. main Her main contention is that staff should get better training.

VERB + CONTENTION support There is no evidence to support her contention. | reject

2 disagreement between people

PREP. ~ between There is no contention between the two groups.

PHRASES an area of contention, a bone/point/source of contention Where to go on holiday is always a bone of contention in our family.