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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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In 1982, an AU lawsuit challenging the federal government's decision to give surplus land to a religious group reached the Supreme Court.
This is particularly true in East Asia, where resurgent pan-Asian ideologies are, in some ways, challenging existing architectures and political structures.
To be effective, training programs should transcend traditional care safety topics and provide caregivers with the fundamental skills for preventing, minimizing, and managing challenging behaviors in the elderly.
If the challenged member produced his coin, the challenging member was required to pay for the drink.
But Doherty said challenging an opponent's petitions is easier than campaigning against them.
It subsequently evolved into a structured series of seven physically challenging runs, culminating in the ultimate Yellow Brick Road endurance feat.
The primary purpose of this study was to assess the effects of an antecedent manipulation strategy on the severe challenging behaviors exhibited by children EBD.
I think it's very impressive and not to be sniffed at that two winners are challenging with me,'' Harper said Friday.
com/reports/c45587) has announced the addition of Deafness and Challenging Behaviour: The 360 Perspective to their offering.
McCord, best known for his long-running role on the series ``Adam 12,'' said they are also challenging on the fact that ballots for the national offices were counted in two different locations, Los Angeles and New York.
When Gladstein accepted her first job in real estate appraisal, she had no idea what a vast, exciting and challenging career lay ahead.
Challenge: "Treating increasingly challenging patients with diminishing reimbursements is the challenge for nursing homes.