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Meaning of “competitor” in the English Dictionary

"competitor" in British English

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competitornoun [C]

uk   /kəmˈpet.ɪ.tər/  us   /-ˈpet̬.ɪ.t̬ɚ/
B1 a ​person, ​team, or ​company that is ​competing against ​others: Their ​prices are ​better than any of ​their competitors. How many competitors took ​part in the ​race?

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(Definition of competitor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"competitor" in Business English

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competitornoun [C]

uk   us   /kəmˈpetɪtər/
a ​person, ​product, ​company, etc. that is ​trying to ​compete with others, for ​example, by ​trying to make bigger ​sales in a particular ​market: chief/main/major competitor At least one ​major competitor is ​gearing up to ​providelocalservice at ​lowerprices.domestic/foreign/overseas competitor In an ​effort to ​undercutforeign competitors, the ​company recently ​unveiled a ​low-endmodel that ​sells for as little as $360. Many ​companiesfocus much of their ​energy on taking ​marketshare from their competitors.
(Definition of competitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “competitor”
in Arabic مُتسابِق, مُنافِس…
in Korean 경쟁자, 경쟁 기업…
in Portuguese competidor, -ora, concorrente…
in Catalan competidor, -a…
in Japanese 競争相手, 競合企業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竞争者, 参赛者…
in Turkish yarışmacı…
in Russian конкурент…
in Chinese (Traditional) 競爭者, 參賽者…
in Italian partecipante alla gara, concorrente…
in Polish konkuren-t/ka, rywal/ka…
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