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rival

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈraɪvəl/
a person, company, product, etc. competing with others for the same thing or in the same area: The strong pound will leave large sections of British manufacturing uncompetitive against rivals in the rest of Europe.rival for sth They are rivals for the top job.rival to sb/sth Linux is an operating system and thus a rival to Windows. your main/closest/biggest rival
Translations of “rival”
in Arabic مُنافِس…
in Korean 경쟁자, 경쟁상대…
in Malaysian pesaing…
in French rival/-ale…
in Turkish rakip, rakibe…
in Italian rivale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 競爭對手, 敵手…
in Russian соперник, конкурент…
in Polish rywal/ka…
in Vietnamese đối thủ…
in Spanish rival…
in Portuguese rival…
in Thai คู่แข่ง…
in German der Rivalel, die Rivalin, rivalisierend…
in Catalan rival, contrincant…
in Japanese ライバル, 競争相手…
in Indonesian saingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竞争对手, 敌手…
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