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Then you throw in the city rivalry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two women's rivalry is further fuelled by a sharp difference in pay. The Sun (2016)Our rivalry in the old days was the silliness of youth. The Sun (2013)But rivalry turned to enmity and the most bitter of wars on the track. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The two have a rivalry going back years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Expect sibling rivalries and skeletons in the closet to soak the department for weeks to come. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their rivalry is fierce but loyalty is second to none. The Sun (2014)The region is renowned for its lucrative smuggling routes and bitter rivalries with neighbouring tribes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There has been a friendly rivalry between the two trainers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On the day old grudges and rivalries will inevitably come bubbling to the surface. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The rivalry between the two cities is neatly depicted on coins which show them as a pair. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The fans have a history of bitter rivalry but it was not clear what sparked the trouble. The Sun (2012)Their rivalry has been friendly but enduring. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Old rivalries are no good while one side is sick. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The comments will certainly crank up the already intense rivalry between the two teams. The Sun (2014)But a bitter rivalry soon emerges between the two women. The Sun (2009)The demands put on them are ratcheted up at regular intervals and competition and rivalry for internal empires is encouraged. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)But we bob along merrily, sometimes through territories where ethnic and religious rivalries still simmer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There can be much enmity, rivalry and bullying between siblings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They're middleaged men and their sibling rivalry is tiresome. The Sun (2011)The women's game will improve once some fierce rivalries emerge. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The message will come better from them and won't be seen as sibling rivalry. The Sun (2014)Stanford doesn't really get this fierce rivalry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She won the gold medal in Sydney and we had a few years of close rivalry in competition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But now research suggests that rather than being due to enmity, geographic rivalries may be grounded in economic reality. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In former Yugoslavia the portents of peace were extinguished, as ancient ethnic rivalries led to savage war. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)In between the performers deal with layers of competition, rivalry, intimacy and trust that can influence relationships between men of any age. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'rivalry'
British English: rivalry /ˈraɪvəlrɪ/ NOUN
Rivalry is competition or conflict between people or groups.
What causes rivalry between brothers?
- American English: rivalry
- Arabic: تَنَافُس
- Brazilian Portuguese: rivalidade
- Chinese: 竞争
- Croatian: suparništvo
- Czech: rivalita
- Danish: rivalisering
- Dutch: rivaliteit
- European Spanish: rivalidad
- Finnish: keskinäinen kilpailu
- French: rivalité
- German: Rivalität
- Greek: αντιπαλότητα
- Italian: rivalità
- Japanese: 競争
- Korean: 경쟁
- Norwegian: rivalisering
- Polish: rywalizacja
- European Portuguese: rivalidade
- Romanian: rivalitate
- Russian: соперничество
- Spanish: rivalidad
- Swedish: rivalitet
- Thai: การแข่งขัน
- Turkish: rekabet
- Ukrainian: суперництво
- Vietnamese: sự ganh đua
Definition of rivalry from the Collins English Dictionary
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