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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.

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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After returning from the Asian Games, both the new and more experienced boxers will be looking to compete at the 11th National Games in Xieng Khuang province in November.
'Accept that if the government needs us to compete, then compete because we made the choice,' she said.
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Teams will compete in qualifying matches through Saturday morning, then the top eight teams will draft other teams to compete in the medal rounds.
India's Olympic double medallist Sushil Kumar has put rest to all speculations regarding which category he will compete in the next Olympics in Rio but also pointed out that shifting to 74 kg category from the present 66 kg category has been one of the toughest decisions he has made till date.
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An employee must be given consideration for her promise not to compete. She's not going to just agree to it for nothing, right?
On Tuesday, a total of 927 will compete for 20 positions in Burgas.
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