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Engelsk substantiv: 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 spesifikke uttrykkbusiness relation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkprice competition, price war

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)contest


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksocial event


Mere spesifikke uttrykkathletic 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)contention, rivalry


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgroup action


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcontest


Uttrykk med motsatt 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcontestant


Mere spesifikke uttrykkchamp, 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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