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challenge

1. US an assertion that a person is not entitled to vote or that a vote is invalid
2. Law a formal objection to a person selected to serve on a jury (challenge to the polls) or to the whole body of jurors (challenge to the array)

challenge

[′chal·ənj]
(communications)
To cause an interrogator to transmit a signal which puts a transponder into operation.
(immunology)
Administration of an antigen to ascertain state of immunity.
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Indeed, as explained below, EPA itself has vehemently argued that for an agency action to be challengeable under section 509(b)(1), it must be a final agency action under Bennett u.
Defective Specifications Challengeable at Any Time: Myth or Fact?
All other things being equal, evidence of the trustworthiness of his parents is not challengeable in democratic deliberation and his anti-homosexual beliefs are not easily revisable by the presentation of counter arguments.
Thankfully, the Supreme Court agreed with i4i and NSBA in asserting that a patent shouldn't be challengeable by any company with enough cash and drive to do so.
Notwithstanding this, his successor Warren Bradley regularly circulates controversial e-mails on a widespread basis containing matters which are challengeable and inappropriate
Cost barriers to entry were therefore substantial given the nature of the retail and wholesale grocery market dominance, so this precondition to contestability was highly challengeable.
Within these challengeable factors, we managed to successfully keep balance between facilitating procedures from one hand, and from the other hand, ensure legitimate movement of shipments whether incoming to the local market or transit via Dubai by enabling the policy of compliance and facilitation.
Chainrai has legally challenged Gaydamak over the acquisition of the land and even attempted to repossess it claiming the way the club was divided up under Gaydamak was challengeable.
The union put itself on notice that it were entering into an agreement which was certainly challengeable and, more relevantly, was unenforceable in the face of equality legislation.
The amended bill, if passed, will empower the government to detain suspects charged with terrorism to be kept in preventive detention for 90 days and this detention will not be challengeable in any court; anyone possessing an explosive substance could be arrested; illegal FM stations being used for hatemongering would be seized; members of banned terrorist outfits would not be allowed to carry on their activities under some other banner, and not be able to obtain passports or travel abroad; arms licences that had been issued to terror groups would be cancelled; bail would be denied to terror suspects, among other things.
80) Understandably, if individual perfection is attainable, and if that extends to posit a possibility of social perfection, then settling for a realism of proximate political aims and ends may be challengeable.
6) The Court concluded that when "a defendant is tried before a qualified jury composed of individuals not challengeable for cause, the loss of a peremptory challenge due to a state court's good-faith error is not a matter of federal constitutional concern.