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Meaning of “not to be outdone” in the English Dictionary

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not to be outdone

not ​wanting someone ​else to do something ​better than you: Pat was ​wearing an ​outrageouspurpledress, so, not to be ​outdone, I put on my new ​goldsuit.
(Definition of not to be outdone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not to be outdone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不甘落后, 不服输, 不甘示弱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不甘落後, 不服輸, 不甘示弱…
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