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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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The MTNA Student Competitions consist of three levels: State Competition, Division Competition and National Finals.
Competition gets almost no respect in pedagogical literature.
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Our results indicate that traditional public schools in North Carolina responded to even the limited competition provided by charter schools by improving their average proficiency rates.
OUP said the journal's mission is to publish academic papers on the legal and economic aspects of competition policy, and because a growing number of countries have now adopted competition rules and established enforcement authorities, "this is an auspicious time to create a new journal in this area.
As an example, Figure 1 shows the incoming grant level of several members from a recent competition.
CorrPak[R] Competition organizers are currently reviewing categories and guidelines for the competition and will be making changes for the new bi-annual competition.
Competition has three major tasks; to immunize consumers from abuse, to curb attempts to gain unfair control of the market and to ensure that any benefits from trade or commerce are passed on down the line to consumers.
To enter next year's competition, request an application from Flowers Communication Group at 312-986-1268.
Obviously, UCG's reporters and editors produce high quality newsletter journalism and their staff includes a number of veterans who have been recognized numerous times in the competition.
Registration for the competition will begin on April 28 with the release of the competition guidelines, at which time the LMDC will launch a new website and a global outreach campaign.