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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.
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rivalry

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

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

noun
A vying with others for victory or supremacy:
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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
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rivalry

[ˈraɪvəlri] n
(between people, organizations)rivalité f
friendly rivalry → rivalité f amicale sibling rivalry
(between companies)concurrence f, rivalité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rivalry

nRivalität f; (Comm) → Konkurrenzkampf m
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rivalry

[ˈraɪvlrɪ] nrivalità f inv; (in business) → concorrenza
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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.
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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
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ri·val·ry

n. rivalidad; competencia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rivalry

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