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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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The decision by Chief Justice Earl Warren found that taxpayers must meet two criteria: the legislation being challenged must directly involve the expenditure of tax funds, and the body spending the money must be exceeding a specific limitation on its power.
Because of this, many teachers have been challenged to provide evidence in order to defend a workshop approach to reading instruction by school administrators, and state and federal authorities.
A focus on basic techniques for interacting with behaviorally challenged residents.
If the challenged could not produce his coin, he was required to buy a drink of choice for the member who challenged him.
Reviewing the list of books challenged or banned--favorites, well-received and prize-winning titles--from the 20th anniversary ALA Resource Guide, BIBR found several works by or about African Americans mentioned that we'd like to share with our readers.
Of the 137 non-incumbent candidates who were challenged, 75, or 55 percent, were booted from the ballot, and nine others withdrew.
We try to offer a progression in all our programming so girls will come back year after year and continue to be challenged each summer," explains Schroyer.
She believes the industry will be challenged by the financial climate, a shortage of skilled labor needed to fuel growth and the ability to stay current, relevant and connected during the technology revolution.
Denver coach Mike Shanahan challenged a play during a game against the Packers.
And if the terminally ill have no fundamental liberty interest in controlling their deaths under the Constitution, on what solid basis can we defend state legislation permitting assisted death whenever it is legally challenged by our opponents?