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com·pete

 (kəm-pēt′)
intr.v. com·pet·ed, com·pet·ing, com·petes
To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or victory. See Synonyms at rival.

[Late Latin competere, to strive together, from Latin, to coincide, be suitable : com-, com- + petere, to seek; see pet- in Indo-European roots.]

competing

(kəmˈpiːtɪŋ)
adj
set against each other; vying
Translations

competing

[kəmˈpiːtiŋ] ADJ [product, bid, offer] → rival; [interests] → conflictivo
there are competing claims on my timehay muchas cosas que requieren mi tiempo

competing

[kəmˈpiːtɪŋ] adj
[ideas, theories] → opposé(e)
[interests] → antagoniste; [claims, demands] → en concurrence; [explanations] → concurrent(e)
There are several competing explanations → Il y a plusieurs explications concurrentes.
[products, companies] → concurrent(e)

competing

[ˌkɒmˈpiːtɪŋ] adj (theories, ideas) → opposto/a; (companies) → in concorrenza; (explanations) → in contrasto tra di loro
References in classic literature ?
Bear with a wretch, Lavinia, bear with a wretch, ma'am, who feels the noble sacrifices you make for him, but is goaded almost to madness,' Mr Sampson slapped his forehead, 'when he thinks of competing with the rich and influential.
Is it not true that that known as a trust produces more efficiently and cheaply than can a thousand competing small concerns?
I saw the prize offer, but I'd never dream of competing for it.
The bell again; the glare of light and heat dispelled; the factories, looming heavy in the black wet night - their tall chimneys rising up into the air like competing Towers of Babel.
For the general good, he was held back from competing with the railroad, and taught to cooperate with it by hauling freight to and from the depots.
But Queen Henrietta, without even turning toward him who made these hypocritical pretensions, crossed the cabinet, opened the door for herself and passing through the midst of the cardinal's numerous guards, courtiers eager to pay homage, the luxurious show of a competing royalty, she went and took the hand of De Winter, who stood apart in isolation.
Thousands of Bulgarians are competing for a total of 151 jobs at the Customs Agency.
Historically, many of these agreements also attempted to keep former employees from competing with the agency in any way whatsoever.
Bruyere acknowledged the program is still in its infancy and is years away from fielding teams capable of competing against elite East Coast programs.
In his letter, Goozner suggested that I may have failed to disclose a competing financial interest in regard to an article published in EHP.