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direct competitionnoun [U]

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the ​situation in which ​people or ​businesses are ​competing with each other to ​sell the same ​product or ​service: The ​companystarted six ​years ago with almost no ​capital at all and in ​directcompetition with the owner's ​formeremployer. To ​top it off, your friends and ​formercolleagues may now be in ​directcompetition with you.
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