Meaning of “rivalry” in the English Dictionary

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"rivalry" in American English

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rivalrynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈrɑɪ·vəl·ri/

a serious and often continuing competition:

[ C ] Jerusalem was the scene of more passions and rivalries than any other city on earth.

(Definition of “rivalry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rivalry" in Business English

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rivalrynoun [ C or U ]

/ˈraɪvəlri/ uk us 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

(Definition of “rivalry” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)