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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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Many skaters that competed in previous Vans Amateur World Championships have gone on to become top professional athletes, including Giorgio Zattoni, Pierre Luc Gagnon and Brent Kronmueller.
Novelli competed in last year's event, finishing second in her 800 heat in 2 minutes 17.
The launch marks the end of the Riddler site's pilot year, during which registered players competed for over a hundred thousand dollars worth of prizes.
Decathlon teams are generally made up of nine students, although schools can compete with as few as six, and last year's national champions, El Camino Real, competed with eight.
Of the six schools competing in the Foothill League, Saugus is the only one to win a title - defeating now-defunct Rolling Hills of Rolling Hills Estates 66-53 in the 1987 3-A championship - but competed in the Golden League that season.
I do (feel the pressure of being a woman in an all-male class),'' said Enders, who over the past 15 years has competed in the NHRA Junior Dragster League and the Super Comp and Super Gas categories.