N between pl-n
The 'fight' group
These nouns refer to a fight, argument, contest, or sports match.
A bitter dispute between teachers and the Detroit public school system delayed the start of the school year.
On Wednesday, a black youth was stabbed to death in a fight between pupils at the school.
Their promising young centre will miss the game between England and the Western Samoans because of an injury.
But the illegal trade has bred violence between rival gangs.
Contention usually comes after another noun and the preposition of.
altercation argument battle bout brawl clash competition conflict confrontation contention contest contretemps disagreement discord dispute draw duel feud fight fighting final fracas friction game hostilities infighting international match punch-up quarrel race row run-off scrap scuffle semi-final shootout shouting match showdown skirmish spat standoff strife struggle tie trouble tug-of-war tussle vendetta violence war wrangle
Even the goal of establishing reliable self-care may initially be a point of contention between patient and therapist.
There is also one noun, battleground, which refers to a place or thing involved in a conflict.
Kibera became a battleground between youths from the Nubian and Luo tribes.