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ri·val·ry

 (rī′vəl-rē)
n. pl. ri·val·ries
1. The act of competing or emulating.
2. The state or condition of being a rival.

rivalry

(ˈraɪvəlrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. the act of rivalling; competition
2. the state of being a rival or rivals
ˈrivalrous adj

ri•val•ry

(ˈraɪ vəl ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the condition of being a rival or rivals; competition; antagonism.
2. an instance of this.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rivalry - the act of competing as for profit or a prizerivalry - the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
group action - action taken by a group of people
contest - a struggle between rivals

rivalry

noun competition, competitiveness, vying, opposition, struggle, conflict, contest, contention, duel, antagonism, emulation He had a lot of rivalry with his brother.

rivalry

noun
A vying with others for victory or supremacy:
Translations
تَنَافُسمُنافَسَه، تَنافُس
rivalita
rivaliseringkonkurrence
keskinäinen kilpailu
suparništvo
競争
경쟁
rivalita
rivalitet
การแข่งขัน
sự ganh đua

rivalry

[ˈraɪvəlrɪ] Nrivalidad f, competencia f
to enter into rivalry with sbempezar a competir con algn

rivalry

[ˈraɪvəlri] n
(between people, organizations)rivalité f
friendly rivalry → rivalité f amicale sibling rivalry
(between companies)concurrence f, rivalité f

rivalry

nRivalität f; (Comm) → Konkurrenzkampf m

rivalry

[ˈraɪvlrɪ] nrivalità f inv; (in business) → concorrenza

rival

(ˈraivəl) noun
a person etc who tries to compete with another; a person who wants the same thing as someone else. For students of English, this dictionary is without a rival; The two brothers are rivals for the girl next door – they both want to marry her; (also adjective) rival companies; rival teams.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈrivalled , (American) ˈrivaled
to (try to) be as good as someone or something else. He rivals his brother as a chess-player; Nothing rivals football for excitement and entertainment.
ˈrivalryplural ˈrivalries noun
the state of or an instance of being rivals. the rivalry/rivalries between business companies.

rivalry

تَنَافُس rivalita rivalisering Rivalität αντιπαλότητα rivalidad keskinäinen kilpailu rivalité suparništvo rivalità 競争 경쟁 rivaliteit rivalisering rywalizacja rivalidade соперничество rivalitet การแข่งขัน rekabet sự ganh đua 竞争

ri·val·ry

n. rivalidad; competencia.

rivalry

n rivalidad f; sibling — rivalidad entre hermanos, rivalidad fraterna
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