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    "no COntest" or "no conTEst"

    The question is about how to accentuate the word contest in the following sentence:

    "He pleaded no contest."

    Do you pronounce it like the noun COntest or like the verb conTEst?

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    Re: "no COntest" or "no conTEst"

    CON-test

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