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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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Think of competing on services this way: Now tht product quality is all but standardized in our industry, virtually the only profit-making (i.
Since disclosure statements have been published with EHP articles, we have received comments from some readers questioning the accuracy of competing financial interest declarations made by a few authors.
Up until three weeks ago, there wasn't even a plan for her to swim,'' said Davidson, who has Sullivan and several other CSA swimmers also competing at the Southern California Junior Olympics at the Janet Evans Swim Complex in Mission Viejo.
Mindspeed's new cable driver, equalizer and reclocker offer SD infrastructure equipment customers a high-performance, low-cost replacement solution for competing legacy products.
In response to the third-party offer and pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, Stratford American provided notice of the competing offer to JDMD and JDMD had an opportunity to match the offer.
The victory was particularly sweet for El Camino because the team members were competing as a ``wild card'' team in the state meet, having come in second at the Los Angeles Unified School District regional competition to two-time national champion and perennial rival Taft High School, also of Woodland Hills.
Guto Antunes, 27, an Olympic distance athlete who has been competing since 1999.
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.
The pre-acquisition agreement provides that Asia Pacific will not (and will not permit its subsidiaries and will use reasonable best efforts to ensure that its representatives do not) solicit, initiate, or engage in discussions or negotiations, encourage submission of any inquiries, proposals or offers by, or take any other action intended or designed to facilitate the efforts of any third party (collectively the "No Shop Covenant") relating to a Competing Proposal.
Some members of the SCTC Midget Girls team were also in Chicago competing as members of the Valley Striders Team, which also took second place.
In contrast, the potential revenues and operating margins from competing providers are much lower.
2) Chad Phillips, 12, who has been ice skating since he was 18 months old, has set his sights on competing in the Olympics.