Competition

  • 1 compétition — [ kɔ̃petisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1759; angl. competition; bas lat. competitio 1 ♦ Recherche simultanée par deux ou plusieurs personnes d un même avantage, d un même résultat. ⇒ concours, concurrence, conflit, rivalité. « Les intérêts diffèrent, les… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Competition — Compétition Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 3 competition — I noun attempt to equal, bout, challenge, combat, conflict, contentio, contest, corrivalry, encounter, engagement, open contest, opposition, outrivalry, pitting of strength, pitting of wits, race, rivalry, scramble, strife, striving for… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Competition — Com pe*ti tion, n. [L. competition. See {Compete}.] The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 competition — [käm΄pə tish′ən] n. [L competitio] 1. the act of competing; rivalry 2. a contest, or match 3. official participation in organized sport 4. opposition, or effective opposition, in a contest or match 5. rivalry in business, as for customers or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 competition — competition. См. конкуренция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 7 Competition — Competition, Hauptort der Grafschaft Pennsylvania im Staate Virginia der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, an einem Arm des Banister River, höchst fruchtbare Umgegend …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 Competition — (engl., spr. kompitisch n), Wettbewerb; unfair c., »unlauterer Wettbewerb« (s.d.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 competition — competition, ecological …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 10 competition — c.1600, action of competing, from L. competitionem (nom. competitio) agreement, rivalry, noun of action from competere (see COMPETE (Cf. compete)). Meaning a contest for something is from 1610s. Sense of rivalry in the marketplace attested from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 competition — [n] contest antagonism, athletic event, bout, candidacy, championship, clash, concours, contention, controversy, counteraction, dog eat dog*, do or die*, emulation, encounter, engagement, event, fight, game, go for it, go for the gold*, horse… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 competition — ► NOUN 1) the activity of competing against others. 2) an event or contest in which people compete. 3) the person or people with whom one is competing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Competition — For other uses, see Competition (disambiguation). A selection of images showing some of the sporting events that are classed as athletics competitions Competition is a contest between individuals, groups, animals, etc. for territory, a niche, or… …

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  • 14 competition — noun 1 event in which people try to win sth ADJECTIVE ▪ international, national ▪ major, prestigious ▪ wines that won medals at major wine competitions ▪ knockout …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 competition — com|pe|ti|tion W1S1 [ˌkɔmpıˈtıʃən US ˌka:m ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Late Latin; Origin: competitio, from competere; COMPETE] 1.) [U] a situation in which people or organizations try to be more successful than other people or organizations… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 Competition — Intra or intermarket rivalry between businesses trying to obtain a larger piece of the same market share. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * competition com‧pe‧ti‧tion [ˌkɒmpˈtɪʆn ǁ ˌkɑːm ] noun [uncountable] 1. COMMERCE a situation in …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 competition — Intra or intermarket rivalry between or among businesses trying to obtain a larger piece of the same market share. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * competition com‧pe‧ti‧tion [ˌkɒmpˈtɪʆn ǁ ˌkɑːm ] noun [uncountable] 1. COMMERCE a situation… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 competition — n. rivalry opposition 1) to offer, provide competition 2) to undercut, undersell the competition 3) bitter, fierce, formidable, keen, stiff, strong; cutthroat, unfair, unscrupulous; fair; free, unfettered; healthy competition 4) competition among …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 competition — com|pe|ti|tion [ ,kampə tıʃn ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the activities of companies that are trying to be more successful than others: Competition has intensified in recent months. fierce/stiff competition: They were faced with fierce competition.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 competition */*/*/ — UK [ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌkɑmpəˈtɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms competition : singular competition plural competitions 1) [uncountable] the activities of companies that are trying to be more successful than others Competition has intensified in recent… …

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