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competition /ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən, ˌkɒmpɪˈtɪʃən $ ˌkɑːm-/ noun

همکاری ، بازار ازاد ، رقابت ، مسابقه ، هم چشمی ، سبقت جویی ، هم اوری ، علوم مهندسی: رقابت ، معماری: هم چشمی ، قانون ـ فقه: مسابقه ، رقابتهای اقتصادی در بازاری که تعداد خریداران و فروشندگان محدود نیست ، روانشناسی: رقابت ، زیست شناسی: همچشمی ، بازرگانی: رقابت ، سبقت جوئی ، ورزش: مسابقه
- rivalry, opposition, strife, struggle
- contest, championship, event, head-to-head, puzzle, quiz, tournament
- opposition, challengers, field, rivals
English Thesaurus: competition, contest, championship, tournament, quiz, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

competition S2 W1 /ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən, ˌkɒmpɪˈtɪʃən $ ˌkɑːm-/ noun
[Word Family: noun: competition, competitor, competitiveness; adjective: competitiveUNCOMPETITIVE, competing; verb: compete; adverb: competitively]
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Late Latin; Origin: competitio, from competere; compete]

1. [uncountable] a situation in which people or organizations try to be more successful than other people or organizations ⇒ compete, competitor
competition for
Competition for the job was intense.
competition between/among
Sometimes there’s a lot of competition between children for their mother’s attention.
This price reduction is due to competition among suppliers.
competition in
competition in the automobile industry
fierce/stiff/intense etc competition
There is fierce competition between the three leading soap manufacturers.
be in competition with somebody/something
Government departments are in direct competition with each other for limited resources.
in the face of competition (from somebody/something) (=in a situation where you are competing with someone or something)
Small grocery stores are going out of business in the face of stiff competition from the large supermarket chains.

2. [singular, uncountable] the people or groups that are competing against you, especially in business or in a sport ⇒ compete, competitor:
Going to trade fairs is an ideal opportunity to size up the competition.
no/not much/little etc competition (=no one who is likely to be better than you)
Jones is certain to win the race; there’s just no competition.
a lot of/considerable/fierce etc competition
The team overcame fierce competition for their place in the finals.
foreign/international competition (=companies from other countries that you are competing with)
Japanese PC makers now face foreign competition in their home market.

3. [countable] an organized event in which people or teams compete against each other ⇒ competitor:
a photography competition
competition to do something
a competition to find a designer for the new building
Teams from high schools all over the state have entered the competition.
With France out of the competition, England have a great chance to win.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. event in which people try to win sth
ADJ. international, national | knock-out | dancing, piano, sporting, etc.
VERB + COMPETITION win She won an international dancing competition.
lose | have, hold, stage We're going to have a competition to see who can swim the furthest.
enter, take part in | withdraw from
COMPETITION + VERB take place | be open to sb The competition is open to all readers of the magazine
PREP. in a/the ~ I won the car in a competition.
~ between a competition between the best teams in the country
~ for a competition for the best chef

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. trying to achieve the same thing/gain an advantage
ADJ. cut-throat, fierce, intense, keen, serious, severe, stiff, strong, tough intense competition for the contract
direct Public transport is run in direct competition with the private sector.
fair, free, healthy, open | domestic | foreign, global, international, overseas | economic
VERB + COMPETITION be up against, face | go into to go into competition with British Telecom
beat off, fight off to fight off competition from foreign firms
PREP. against ~ They won the order against fierce international competition.
in ~ with We are in competition with some very large companies.
in the face of ~ The gas companies are having to lay off staff in the face of stiff competition from oil.
~ among/between There is a lot of competition between rival airlines.
~ for, ~ from We face strong competition from other countries.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


face competition (from somebody)
Website designers face increasing competition.
beat off/fight off competition
She beat off competition from dozens of other candidates to get the job.
strong/serious competition
The company is facing strong competition in the market.
stiff//tough/fierce/intense/keen competition (=strong competition)
There is stiff competition for places at the best universities.
cut-throat competition (=very strong competition)
The cutthroat competition in the airline industry kept prices low for many years.
increasing/growing competition
the growing competition between banks
fair competition
Fair competition offers the best guarantee of good services and low prices.
unfair competition
This will protect the industry from unfair competition from abroad.
open competition (=a situation that offers anyone a chance to be successful)
We welcome open competition in the software market.
in the face of competition (=in a situation where you are competing to be successful)
They won the contract in the face of tough competition.
take part in a competition
Ten schools took part in the competition.
enter a competition
You must be over 16 to enter the competition.
win a competition
Lucy was thrilled to hear that she had won the short-story competition.
come first/second/third etc in a competition
Stuart came second in the swimming competition.
have/hold a competition
Each year the school holds a painting competition.
run a competition (=organize it)
The company is running an inventions competition with a first prize of £1,000.
launch a competition (=start it)
We’re launching a competition to find the best young designer.
judge a competition (=decide who has won it)
A panel of five will judge the competition.
withdraw from a competition (=not take part, when you had planned to)
He had to withdraw from the competition because of an injury.
be out of a competition (=no longer be in a competition because you have been defeated)
Our team scored the fewest points so we were out of the competition.
put/knock somebody out of a competition (=defeat someone so that they are no longer in a competition)
They put us out of the competition in the semi-final last year.
a football/music/essay etc competition
There’s a music competition in the town on June 12th.
a writing/painting/dancing etc competition
Greg won the school public-speaking competition.
a sporting/sports competition
There is an increasing demand to watch sporting competitions.
a national/international/European etc competition
Her oldest daughter has taken part in national competitions.
an annual competition
Last year he won the magazine’s annual photo competition.
an open competition (=that everyone can take part in)
An open competition is to be held at the tennis club.
a knock-out competition British English (=in which if you lose a game, you are no longer in the competition)
a newspaper competition (=organized by and advertised in a newspaper)
I entered a newspaper competition for young photographer of the year.
the result of a competition
The result of the competition will be announced on April 3rd.
the winner of a competition
Jane was the clear winner of the competition.
the rules of a competition
Make sure you understand the rules of the competition.
a competition is open to somebody (=used to say who can enter a competition)
The competition is open to artists between 16 and 25 years old.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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