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noun [countable] competitor pronunciation in British English /kəmˈpetɪtə(r)/
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  1. 1
    a company that sells the same goods or services as another company

    All our major competitors are also bidding for the contract.

  2. 2
    someone who takes part in a sports competition

    Over 30,000 competitors will run in the New York marathon.



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