Definition of 'competition'
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The research also suggests that competition within a firm can be damaging. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They can also enter a competition to adopt a turtle. The Sun (2013)We are alive in different competitions but we know we need to improve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Who forms the major competition and how good are they? Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)There has been no competition for this deal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We try and stay ahead of the competition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have two big competitions still and we will look to the future. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The gangs could soon face more competition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Schools are another area of fierce competition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What rankles more than the creeping pop is the lack of time to take part in competitions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he has stiff competition from the other two finalists. The Sun (2013)Her results in international competitions were invariably below par. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no feature of the domestic competition that is getting in the way. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The firm said competition between providers would keep prices in check. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are also competitions and special offers from family brands. The Sun (2015)Sometimes there is a difference in competition or a different ecological opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My track record in competition is good. The Sun (2012)They were stronger competition for food and also spread a pox that largely wiped out their red rival. The Sun (2009)When you progress to one step from the final of the best cup competition in the world you want to win it. The Sun (2012)For consumers, the fierce competition could drive down prices. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The opportunities will persist but the competitiveness of local, European competition seems set to increase. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
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Translations for 'competition'
British English: competition /ˌkɒmpɪˈtɪʃən/ NOUN
contention Competition is a situation in which two or more people or groups are trying to get something which not everyone can have.
There's been a lot of competition for the title.
- American English: competition
- Arabic: مُنَافَسَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: competição
- Chinese: 竞争
- Croatian: natjecanje
- Czech: soupeření
- Danish: konkurrence
- Dutch: competitie
- European Spanish: competencia
- Finnish: kilpailu
- French: concours
- German: Wettbewerb
- Greek: ανταγωνισμός
- Italian: gara
- Japanese: 競争
- Korean: 경쟁
- Norwegian: konkurranse
- Polish: konkurencja
- European Portuguese: competição
- Romanian: competiție
- Russian: соревнование
- Spanish: competencia
- Swedish: tävling
- Thai: การแข่งขัน
- Turkish: yarışma
- Ukrainian: конкуренція
- Vietnamese: sự cạnh tranh
British English: competition NOUN
event A competition is an event in which many people take part in order to find out who is best at a particular activity.
...a surfing competition.
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