competitor

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəmˈpɛtɪr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəmˈpɛtɪtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kəm peti tər)

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competitor

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [tough, good, strong, difficult, weak, worthy] competitor
  2. [proved, turned out] to be a [tough] competitor
  3. has always been her main competitor
  4. [outclassed, outpaced] the competitors in the race
  5. there are [eight] competitors [in, for]
  6. [twelve] competitors in the [heat, round, event, race]
  7. [eight] competitors for the [job, award, title, league, trophy]
  8. will face his [fiercest, toughest] competitor (yet)
  9. accused the competitors of [doping, cheating]
  10. the competitor was [banned, disqualified] (from)
  11. the company [undercut, outmaneuvered] the competitors
  12. got [ahead, rid] of the competitors
  13. [spy on, monitor] the competitor's activity
  14. [information, research] on the competitors
  15. a competitor in the [market, sector, industry]
  16. a [major, minor, leading] competitor in the [market]
n as adj
  1. competitor [prices, products, strategies]
  2. [gain, seek, get] competitor information
  3. competitor [intelligence, analysis, activity]
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