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English definition of “rivalry”

rivalry

noun [C or U]     /ˈraɪ.vəl.ri/
C2 a situation in which people , businesses , etc. compete with each other for the same thing: There's such rivalry among/between my three sons . There's fierce rivalry for the job /to get the job .Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportArguments and disagreements
(Definition of rivalry noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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