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  Words related to competition

Related / Similar Words: contention, rivalry, contest, rival, challenger, competitor, contender

 

Definition:
  • the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place";
  • an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants;
  • the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing";
  • a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times";

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    Hyponyms: contest, game, athletic contest, athletic competition, athletics, chicken, cliffhanger, dogfight, race, tournament, tourney, playoff, series, field trial, match, spelling bee, spelldown, spelling contest, trial, champion, champ, title-holder, comer, finalist, foe, enemy, front-runner, favorite, favourite, king, queen, world-beater, runner-up, second best, semifinalist, street fighter, tier, tilter, price war, price competition

     

    Derivational Morphology: rival, compete, vie, contend, challenge

     

    Anagrams: incompetent, omnipotence

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: منافسة   Catalan: competència and competició  
    Danish: konkurrence   Dutch: competitie and concurrentie  
    Estonian: võistlus   Finnish: kilpailu  
    French: compétition and concours   German: Konkurrenz and Wettbewerb  
    Hebrew: תחרות   Italian: competizione and concorso  
    Kurdish: pêşbazî   Malayalam: മത്സരം  
    Portuguese: competição and concurso   Slovak: súťaž  
    Swedish: konkurrens and tävling  
     
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