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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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Before last year, girls had to compete on in-house coed teams.
While domestic foundries often find out they can't compete with the low cost structure of some Chinese operations, one thing they are looking to do is become more customer-centric.
Today, the acquirer may prefer a large amount be allocated to tangible assets with shorter useful lives rather than a covenant not to compete, thereby making the buyer and seller adverse and the courts more likely to honor the stated allocations.
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.
First, it said the industry, despite its successes, is competing only on price point and should shift gears and compete on its non-price-related comparative advantages, which is what I laid out at the beginning: its highly trained crews, its technological prowess, its access to the Web through the harnessing of digital technology, its extremely flexible broadcasting framework, its good intellectual property laws (which nonetheless need updating), its training capacity and its geographical location (it's in the same time zone as New York City).
CMR says opportunities abound for new types of EP elastomers and new-generation polyolefins to compete with conventional EP elastomers in a number of markets traditionally served by conventional EP elastomers, as well as new markets.
When a company competes on the basis of cost, nearly unlimited opportunities arise automatically for strengthening its competitive edge.
Poulin joins Compete from Stride Rite Corporation, where he was director of e- commerce and oversaw merchandising, design and branding initiatives.
Schwimer, a 2005 All-Area selection and high school All-American, was one of 14 California athletes selected on the 15-player team, which will also compete in a tournament in Canada in December.
For legitimate business purposes and occasionally to modify the taxation of a business sale, taxpayers--over time--have used covenants not to compete.