Given to arguing
Having or showing an eagerness to fight
Inclined to act in a hostile way
It has been a contentious issue for decades.
There was contentious debate over the use of genetically modified crops.
A division of share rights agreements becomes contentious where the target company's country has a domestic CGT regime.
Why are contentious topics so often thrown together?
Points in the draft that we view as helpful may appear contentious to some of them.