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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?" Still no one objected.
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.
cole competes in national event Fifteen-year-old Cole Nicholson from Annan was competing at the Scottish Cycling National MTB XC Championships in Lochgelly last weekend.
William and Kate will each skipper their own yacht and will be joined on the waters around the Isle of Wight by six celebrity captains, with the eight vessels competing for the historic trophy.
The success continued for Ayumi as she also qualified as Elite individual for 2019, competing free, clubs, ribbon and rope.
BAA vice president, Kenneth Kikwe said the association had decided to send a developmental team to the games, given that most of the senior athletes were now competing in the Diamond League and other European Circuit.
An 82-year-old John Chepkwony will be among the participants competing at the inaugural Athletics Kenya (AK) Masters cross country meeting today at Eldoret Polytechnic.