archrival
noun Date: 1941 a principal rival

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  • archrival — (n.) by 1805, from ARCH (Cf. arch ) + RIVAL (Cf. rival) …   Etymology dictionary

  • archrival — UK [ˌɑː(r)tʃˈraɪv(ə)l] / US [ˌɑrtʃˈraɪv(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms archrival : singular archrival plural archrivals the main person, company etc that you compete with in sport, business etc The two supermarket chains are archrivals …   English dictionary

  • archrival — /ahrch ruy veuhl/, n. a chief rival. [ARCH 1 + RIVAL] * * * archrival UK [ˌɑː(r)tʃˈraɪv(ə)l] US [ˌɑrtʃˈraɪv(ə)l] noun [countable] [singular archrival plural archrivals …   Useful english dictionary

  • archrival — noun A chief rival. The term is generally applied only to rivals who have competed against each other for at least a few years. The New York Yankees are playing their archrival the Boston Red Sox tonight …   Wiktionary

  • archrival — /ahrch ruy veuhl/, n. a chief rival. [ARCH 1 + RIVAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • archrival — arch|ri|val [ ,artʃ raıvl ] noun count the main person, company, etc. that you compete with in sports, business, etc.: The two supermarket chains are archrivals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • archrival — n. main opponent, primary competitor …   English contemporary dictionary

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