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rivalry

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈraɪvəlri/ ( plural rivalries)
a situation in which people, companies, products, etc. are competing with each other: rivalry between sb and sb There is considerable rivalry between banks and accountancy firms when it comes to giving corporate financial advice.rivalry for sth Company culture often pits employees against each other in terms of rivalry for promotion. The two companies have put old rivalries aside to combine their broadcast, transmission and interactive operations. private companies working in rivalry with one another
Translations of “rivalry”
in Korean 경쟁…
in Arabic مُنافَسة…
in Portuguese rivalidade…
in Catalan rivalitat…
in Japanese 競争, ライバル意識…
in Italian concorrenza, rivalità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相互較勁…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相互较劲…
(Definition of rivalry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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