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rival

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈraɪvəl/
competing with other people, companies, products, etc. for the same thing or in the same area: a rival company/firm a rival bid/offer While they are more expensive than rival products, she said the quality makes the price worth it. Any rival bidder will have to move quickly and pay considerably more.
(Definition of rival adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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