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

    He gave up playing competitive football at the age of 24.

    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.

  2. 2
    competitive prices are cheaper than many others

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

  3. 3
    always trying to be more successful than other people
    highly/fiercely competitive:

    She has a reputation for being a fiercely competitive player.

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