Translation for 'to challenge' from English to Russian
VERB   to challenge | challenged | challenged
challenging | challenges
SYNO to challenge | to dispute | to gainsay | ...
бросать вызов [несов.]to challenge
вызов {м} [на состязание, дуэль и т. п.]challenge
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Usage Examples English
  • While Prussian aristocrats challenged the demands of a united German state, in the 1890s several organizations were set up to challenge the authoritarian conservative Prussian militarism which was being imposed on the country.
  • He controversially disciplined and dropped club captain Saad Al-Houti, but was unable to challenge Dave Mackay's Al-Arabi for dominance of the Kuwaiti Premier League.
  • Revisionist attempts to challenge or affirm claims of genocide are illegal in some countries.
  • When the monsters are freed from the Kilaaks' influence, the aliens send King Ghidorah to challenge the other monsters.
  • As the term was used in West Germany and other NATO countries, it referred to the decision of a country not to challenge a more powerful neighbour in foreign politics, while maintaining national sovereignty.

  • Armstrong felt the FM band reassignment had been inspired primarily by a desire to cause a disruption that would limit FM's ability to challenge the existing radio industry, including RCA's AM radio properties that included the NBC radio network, plus the other major networks including CBS, ABC and Mutual.
  • In 1941 the Japanese government charged the one historian who dared to challenge Jimmu's existence publicly, .
  • The new constitution strengthens the executive branch by eliminating mid-term congressional elections and by circumscribing Congress' power to challenge cabinet ministers.
  • He believes the relevant danger from artificial intelligence (AI) is that people will misunderstand the nature of basically "parasitic" AI systems, rather than employing them constructively to challenge and develop the human user's powers of comprehension.
  • Benton, intending to challenge Atchison in 1854, began to agitate for territorial organization of the area west of Missouri (now the states of Kansas and Nebraska) so that it could be opened to settlement.

  • In the "Epistles of Wisdom", Hamza ibn Ali ibn Ahmad warns al-Darazi, saying, "Faith does not need a sword to aid it", but al-Darazi ignored Hamza's warnings and continued to challenge the Imam.
  • The gates are arranged in a variety of configurations to challenge the competitor.
  • Holes are designed to require a range of different throws to challenge players with different strengths or particular skills.
  • Xandra Ibarra's video art "Spictacle II: La Tortillera" (2004) was censored by San Antonio's Department of Arts and Culture in 2020 from "XicanX: New Visions", a show which aimed to challenge "previous and existing surveys of Chicano and Latino identity-based exhibitions" through highlighting "the womxn, queer, immigrant, indigenous and activist artists who are at the forefront of the movement".
  • The typical approach of conspiracy theories is to challenge any action or statement from authorities, using even the most tenuous justifications.

  • While it is fully Turing complete, it is not intended for practical use, but to challenge and amuse programmers.
  • ... 1848), for example, German Seventh Day Baptists in Pennsylvania employed attorney Thaddeus Stevens to challenge the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's Sunday law.
  • Contemporary mainstream films also use English; according to the article "Bollywood Audiences Editorial", "English has begun to challenge the ideological work done by Urdu."
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