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adjective competitive pronunciation in American English /kəmˈpetətɪv/
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  1. 1
    a competitive activity is one in which companies or teams are competing against each other
    a competitive edge/advantage:

    The weakness of the pound should give manufacturers a competitive edge.

    highly/fiercely competitive:

    Many firms are struggling to survive in a highly competitive marketplace.

    He quit playing competitive football at the age of 24.

  2. 2
    always trying to be more successful than other people
    highly/fiercely competitive:

    She has a reputation for being a fiercely competitive player.

  3. 3
    competitive prices are lower than many others

    We offer a wide range of goods at very competitive prices.

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