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com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn),
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

/com·pe·ti·tion/ (kom″pĕ-tish´un) the phenomenon in which two structurally similar molecules “compete” for a single binding site on a third molecule.compet´itive
antigenic competition  an altered response to an immunogen resulting from the simultaneous or close administration of two immunogens: the response to one is normal, while the response to the second is suppressed or diminished.

com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn)
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

the interaction between organisms striving for the same end, including competition for resources (food, living space), mates, etc. Such interaction may adversely affect their growth and survival. See INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION, INTRASPECIFIC COMPETITION.
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Marketers are struggling to catch up with consumers online," said Don McLagan, chairman, president and CEO of Compete.
The 19-under and 12-under teams will compete in Valencia's in-house program.
And, with the surging price and shortage of supply, it becomes an even more daunting task to compete at both the front end with purchasing the material, and the back end with trying to push through higher prices, especially when competing against offshore competitors who can undercut their prices.
As the court asked: Why would the taxpayer sell the largest business in the area just to start a smaller one and try to compete with the business he had sold?
Insurance carriers need to discourage price-focused consumer behavior and begin developing deeper, service-based relationships that lessen the effects of price sensitivity over time," said Derick Sutton, vice president at Compete.
The goodwill and covenant not to compete were acquired by T after Aug.
What we really believe is essential to good government shines out in what we do: We make it compete.
Even if you discount the cultural policy argument--which is that we need to be able to have the capacity to tell our stories to each other and to the world otherwise we wither away as a society--and look at it in purely industrial policy terms, our "widgets" can't compete with our competitors' "widgets" any longer.
Mildred is planning to compete in the 1999 World Veterans Championships in Gateshead, England.
According to a new study by Chemical Market Resources, Houston, TX, two remarkable events have recently transpired that will significantly influence future technological developments in EP elastomers, as well as the markets in which EP elastomers now compete.
The Japanese automakers and machine tool builders and construction equipment manufacturers have set an unbelievably high standard with which our customers are to compete.
Poulin joins Compete from Stride Rite Corporation, where he was director of e- commerce and oversaw merchandising, design and branding initiatives.