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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 teams have competed in four competitions to date this academic year, placing first and second in one regional competition; second place in an international competition; and gaining entry into the final round of two international competitions.
Specific guidelines for each competition level, state and division competition dates and contact information for state, division and national competition officials, as well as a composer classification list, can be found in the competitions section of the MTNA website.
After a survey of other Mock Trial coaches, we conclude that competition does not automatically result in negative educational outcomes.
Showstopper in April is a regular event and each year they sample other competitions for the second slot, seeking out competitions with qualified judges and an age-appropriate sensibility.
1 -- color) Five musicians won the classical music competitions sponsored by the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale.
So for established researchers with a track record renewing their proposal, the competition is not just a "rubber stamp", confirming progress and allowing the applicant to proceed along more-of-the-same.
As such, there's a short-term need for financial executives to be heard in the current effort to reform public-private competitions, to help ensure that these competitive awards are based on sound cost accounting principles.
organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, testing for public safety, literary, or educational purposes, or to foster national or international amateur sports competition (but only if no part of its activities involve the provision of athletic facilities or equipment), no part of the earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual .
He's seen the goad and the bad of these submissions, and he has some strong opinions on the subject of entering competitions.
The MBA Entrepreneurs' Connection at the Leavey School of Business will host the 10th Annual Venture Capital Investment Competition on Jan.
MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Competitions Coordinator
While competitions are venues for discovering exciting young dancers, they are also a controversial topic among ballet's major players.

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