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Engelsk navneord: competition

1. competition a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBusiness competition can be fiendish at times.


Mindre specifikke termerbusiness relation


Mere specifikke termerprice competition, price war

2. competition (om begivenhed) an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contest


Mindre specifikke termersocial event


Mere specifikke termerathletic competition, athletic contest, athletics, bout, championship, chicken, cliffhanger, dogfight, field trial, game, match, playoff, race, race, series, spelldown, spelling bee, spelling contest, tournament, tournament, tourney, trial

3. competition (om handling) the act of competing as for profit or a prize


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe teams were in fierce contention for first place.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contention, rivalry


Mindre specifikke termergroup action


Mere specifikke termercontest


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)cooperation

4. competition (om person) the contestant you hope to defeat


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had respect for his rivals.
He wanted to know what the competition was doing.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)challenger, competitor, contender, rival


Mindre specifikke termercontestant


Mere specifikke termerchamp, champion, comer, enemy, favorite, favourite, finalist, foe, front-runner, king, queen, runner-up, scratch, second best, semifinalist, street fighter, tier, tilter, title-holder, world-beater









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