Definition of competion
1. competition [ n ] a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers
Examples: "business competition can be fiendish at times"
(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
Fear of the competition - always a great motivating force in the American economy - makes retailers who do not have suburban operations exaggerate both the volume and the profitability of their rival 's shiny new branches .Synonyms competition Related Terms business_relation price_war
2. competition [ n ] an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestantsUsed in print:
(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
After_all , we did pretty well in some other areas of the Olympics competition .
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
Yet even here many_a problem is presented ; as in a recent design competition with a floor_plan and the simple command - `` design a luxury apartment '' ; no description of the client or his cultural level , no assertion of geographical_area or local social necessities - simply `` a luxury apartment '' .
(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
Periodic bulletins of the accomplishment in each province made the registration process into a kind of competition among provincial officials .Synonyms contest competition Related Terms social_event game series trial race race tournament match dogfight field_trial playoff tournament cliffhanger chicken spelling_bee athletic_contest
3. competition [ n ] the act of competing as for profit or a prize
Examples: : "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)
Carroll was sharp and military , but he was up against tough competition for that RA berth , and he wanted to play it cool .
(Allan J. Braff and Roger F. Miller, "Wage-Price...)
The entry limiting price will also be raised for potential domestic competition , but unless general inflation permits profit_margins to increase proportionately throughout the economy , we might expect the public limit price to approach the entry limit price .Synonyms competition rivalry contention Related Terms cooperation group_action contest rival
4. competition [ n ] the contestant you hope to defeat
Examples: "he had respect for his rivals" "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
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