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Noun: competition  ,kóm-pi'ti-shun
  1. A business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers
    "business competition can be fiendish at times"
     
  2. An occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
    - contest
     
  3. The act of competing as for profit or a prize
    "the teams were in fierce competition for first place";
    - contention, rivalry, rivality [archaic]
     
  4. The contestant you hope to defeat
    "he wanted to know what the competition was doing";
    - rival, challenger, competitor, contender

Derived forms: competitions

Type of: business relation, contestant, group action, social event

Antonym: cooperation

Encyclopedia: Competition, Missouri