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competitornoun [C]

uk   /kəmˈpet.ɪ.tər/  us   /kəmˈpet̬.ə.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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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 provide local service at lower prices.domestic/foreign/overseas competitor In an effort to undercut foreign competitors, the company recently unveiled a low-end model that sells for as little as $360. Many companies focus much of their energy on taking market share from their competitors.
(Definition of competitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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