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English definition of “vie”

vie

verb [I]     /vaɪ/ (present participle vying, past tense and past participle vied)
to try hard to do something more successfully than someone else: The children were vying for attention. [+ to do sth] Film crews were vying with each other to get the best pictures.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
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