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The Dallas Cowboys beat their rivals 20–10.
Our airline is now a serious rival of many of the bigger companies.
We watched a TV debate between the rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.
The company's main rival announced an increase in profits last year.
The two men are arch rivals on the baseball field.
She scored twice as many points as her nearest rival.
This is the American English definition of rival. View British English definition of rival.
feeling or showing happiness
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