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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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I think it is really wonderful to get all of the different groups together to come and compete and enjoy being out,'' said Lancaster Vice Mayor Henry Hearns.
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If USATF, the sport's national body, tried to deny Slaney or Farmer-Patrick the right to compete, they could go to court as Reynolds did five years ago in an attempt to take part in the Olympic trials.
Athletes from Saturday's competition will be chosen to represent Tri-Valley Special Olympics and compete at the Southern California Special Olympics annual Summer Games held at UCLA in June.
Putting their equestrian skills to the test on Sunday, students from 30 Southland high schools will compete in the first of four events that make up the Los Angeles division of the Interscholastic Equestrian League.
Once the confidential information has been disclosed, new consideration is generally required for a promise not to compete by the employee.