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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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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As a founding team in the FIRST competition, having competed all 24 years, Gael Force has an automatic entry into the annual world championship, which takes place in St.
Kyle Chisholm competed in seven events, and the 14-year-old reached the semi-finals of the 100m and 200m backstroke events and the 200m butterfly event.
Georgia, Olivia and Chloe all competed in the same level.
She made the seven-hour trip from Canada to Eugene by car with a group of five other athletes who competed here.
where the soldiers competed against each other in the standard testing of the push-up, sit-up, and the two-mile run.
"Even those who have competed many times can still fine-tune their cooking through the critiques we give them," Schaeffer said.
Athletes competed in such events as a 210-yard sprint, chariot racing, wrestling, and the pentathlon.
Since 1983, she has competed in four age groups (55-59 through 70-74) and set 52 Masters world records in free-style, backstroke, IM and sprint butterfly.
Following in her fam's tracks, Hannah competed in her first International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race in January, the qualifying event to the Iditarod (the mushing world's premier event.) Thirty teams from France, Japan, Canada and the United States competed for a $100,000 prize.
It's a long way from the first Paralympics in 1960, when fewer than 400 athletes competed. They were not even housed in an Olympic stadium.
But if we compare ourselves to the four or five other countries with which we can compete and have competed effectively in the past--that's the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and France--we see that the average budget for independent features in those countries hovers between $5 and $10 million Canadian a production, beyond which they have 30 to 50 per cent more for marketing.
I competed in the 80- to 84-year-old age bracket and placed fourth in the 5K race/walk.