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Definitions of "competition"

  • The act of competing, as for profit or a prize; rivalry. noun
  • A test of skill or ability; a contest. noun
  • Rivalry between two or more businesses striving for the same customer or market. noun
  • A competitor. noun
  • The simultaneous demand by two or more organisms for limited environmental resources, such as nutrients, living space, or light. noun
  • In political economics, rivalry in the purchase or sale of a commodity or service: as, the competition of wage-earners lowers wages; British merchants have to meet German competition. noun
  • The act of seeking or endeavoring to gain what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common contest or striving for the same object; strife for superiority; rivalry: as, the competition of two candidates for an office. Formerly it was sometimes followed by to, now always by for, before the thing sought. noun
  • A trial of skill proposed as a test of superiority or comparative fitness. noun
  • In Scots law, a contest which arises on bankruptcy between creditors claiming in virtue of their respective securities or diligences. noun
  • The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; -- followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with. noun
  • The action of competing. noun
  • A contest for a prize or award. noun
  • The competitors in such a contest. noun
  • the contestant you hope to defeat noun
  • a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers noun
  • an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants noun
  • the act of competing as for profit or a prize noun

The word "competition" in example sentences

Then, journals were created merely to meet the demand, and news was given as it actually occurred; whereas, now, the competition has produced a change that any one can appreciate, when it is remembered to what a _competition in news_ must infallibly lead.. [Afloat and Ashore A Sea Tale]

In my humble opinion, the Knight Foundation competition is not just *a competition* by *a foundation*; it is a competition intentionally designed by one of the biggest DEpendent media companies in the USA with the main management goal of developing ‘Manufacturing of Consent 2.0′.. [Morning Links: December 2, 2008 » Nieman Journalism Lab]

So, ask yourself which increase in competition is more meaningful?. [Obamarama and the Media Blitz | Letterman, O'Reilly, Sunday Circuit]

His main competition is Carrie Underwood at over 5x platinum.. [Adam Lambert video shoot: Is this 'Mad Max Beyond Gaydome?' |]

•On the other hand, it's hard to be hard on Deal when the best ABC can offer in competition is Private Practice (ABC, 9 ET/PT), a show that reached such startling levels of stupidity last week, you wonder whether the network should scrap tonight's episode in favor of an hour-long apology.. [Critic's Corner Wednesday]

The junior world champ, the first woman to do a quadruple jump in competition, is considered the favorite because last year's winner, American Sasha Cohen, withdrew earlier this week because of a severe back strain.. [ - France's Joubert clears hurdle for Skate America title]

His main competition is Melvin Mora, who is headed for. [ - The eternal fish-or-cut-bait question]

Communists claimed that the duplication involved in competition is wasteful, and therefore we should have a centrally planned economy.. [The Capitalist Threat]

"When I hear the word competition I get very excited," Ma said.. [Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion]

"When I hear the word competition I get very excited," Ma said.. [Reuters: Press Release]

The term competition as applied to the conditions of animal life signifies the rivalry between animals which manifests itself in their search for food.. [Libertarian Blog Place]

Free Press on all major media outlets TWICE, once when the competition is announced and once when the winner is announced.. [p2pnet and privacy — updated]

They say the competition is only there during elections when most of the competition has been there very often.. [Heroes or Villains?]

Bailey should win, IMO not a fan of kaleb. i kinda think this competition is a bit ridiculous, but i see where bailey is coming from.. [Twilight Lexicon » Subscriber Wars]

I suppose the competition is among organizations and news outlets to be the primary director of that general mood, which is part of why the SCOTUS Citizens United decision is so bothersome to me.. [Matthew Yglesias » Presidential Opinion Polarization on the Rise]

That's what this competition is about, it's about stretching the size that we have naturally into making it the size that we don't have.. [Mehovers]

Competition on Social Media

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@christkingss: TY Chinese Students Aimee & Daisy both recently won the Special Recognition Awards & €100 each for their entries in the M…


@Official_MissSA: “I came into this competition with my natural hair as a symbol of my firm belief in fair representation. I hope I hav…


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