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The challenger banks came to the fore in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bank tax for challenger banks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are the challenger banks' problems writ large. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is a challenger bank? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ministers hope that it will become a serious challenger to the big banks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How quickly challenger brands can become the establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Could become a serious challenger this year. The Sun (2010)The challenger bank lends across most sectors and to both new companies and established firms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The biggest challenger banks face exactly this problem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Smaller challenger banks and building societies have proved more flexible than high street giants. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Forcing incumbent banks to give challengers access to the payments system or their own branch networks could be effective. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meanwhile, challenger banks are emerging and can build new systems from scratch. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Great champions need great challengers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Chancellor will effectively become Labour leader when no challengers emerge. The Sun (2007)The challenger bank is expected to raise 75 million in a flotation that could value the business at as much as 900 million. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: challenger NOUN
A challenger is someone who competes with you for a position or title that you already have.
The team showed that they are serious challengers for the title.
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