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  • the action of competing
  • a contest for some prize or award
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



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 approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; -- followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with.

Competition to the crown there is none, nor can be.
Bacon.

A portrait, with which one of Titian's could not come in competition.
Dryden.

There is no competition but for the second place.
Dryden.

Where competition does not act at all there is complete monopoly.
A. T. Hadley.

Syn. -- Emulation; rivalry; rivalship; contest; struggle; contention; opposition; jealousy. See Emulation.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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