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rivalry

 [ri´val-re]
a state of competition or antagonism.
sibling rivalry competition between siblings for the love, affection, and attention of one or both parents or for other recognition or gain.

ri·val·ry

(rī'văl-rē),
Competition between two or more individuals or entities for the same object or goal.
[L. rivalis, competitor, rival]

rivalry

/ri·val·ry/ (ri´vul-re) a state of competition or antagonism.
sibling rivalry  competition between siblings for the love, affection, and attention of one or both parents or for other recognition or gain.

ri·val·ry

(rī'văl-rē)
Competition between two or more people for the same object or goal.
[L. rivalis, competitor, rival]
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